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Monthly Archive for March, 2012
After almost 50 years of work, the Dictionary of American Regional English has finally been finished. The final volume (Sl-Z) is complete, and they sent out a an announcement to the Texas media outlets about one part of the book, their Lone Star State regionalisms. [Read More]
Coca-Cola, America’s most popular soda, said it will adjust the formula of its caramel color to keep from having to label the soda with a cancer warning to comply with California regulations. “The company did make the decision to ask its caramel suppliers to make the necessary manufacturing process modifications to meet the requirement of […] [Read More]
This edited video of Barack Obama in 1991 that has been released by BuzzFeed is apparently the video Andrew Breitbart had been planning to release, before his sudden death on March 1. The original video is purportedly going to be shown on Fox’s Hannity show tonight. [Read More]
Astronomers at the Texas State University – San Marcos, say a rare lunar event caused the Titanic to sink. Well, indirectly anyway. In a study published in the April edition of Sky & Telescope magazine, physics faculty members Donald Olson and Russell Doescher explain how an unusually close moon in January, 1912, caused the ocean’s […] [Read More]