Etiquette

9 Unusual Greetings from Around the World

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Back in 2009, there were 6,909 distinct languages in the world. In 2017, there are 195 countries in the world. Current world population is estimated at 7.5 billion. When you think about it, that’s a lot of languages, a lot of countries, and a lot of human beings, right? All these people have certain things […]

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Anniversary

7 Unusual Ways Couples Celebrated Wedding Anniversaries

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Ah, marriage… The great ‘m’ word, discussed ad nauseam for thousands of years (both covertly and overtly) among every child, teenager and adult man and woman on the planet. In order to deepen their relationship, show their mutual love and respect to the world, or simply because they like the idea of it – people […]

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Fathers Day

A Father’s Tale

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I am a father. I became one over thirty-six years ago, when my wife gave birth to our first son. It was horrible. The pain of birth, obviously, not the birth of the child itself. We have four children, all grown up and fully independent. Some of them even have children of their own now. […]

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Fathers Day

The Origins of Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is the day, a 24-hour slot in the good old 365, when we are for a moment required to pause whatever it is that we are doing and think of our fathers. Along with our mothers, they played a somewhat key role in bringing us all to life. So, after a couple of […]

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