Să-mi fie ruşine... am uitat de site-ul ăla.
The first users are thought to have been the Mayan civilisations of Central America. Tobacco leaves were used to care for wounds and as a means of reducing pain. Tobacco smoking performed an important part of their religious rites; ancient carvings show a priest smoking a tube pipe in one of their ruined temples.
De ce se pune "stop" în telegrame?Românii şi ruşii la olimpiadă. Se bat ce se bat ei pe acolo până câştigă românii. Vladimir Putin trimite o telegramă la Bucureşti: "Aţi jucat foarte bine. Stop. Ne-a placut tuturor cum aţi jucat. Stop. Suntem mândri de voi. Stop. Credite. Stop. Gaze. Stop. Grâne. Stop."
Nici indienii nu erau din India, nu? Dar aşa le-a rămas numele.Originally posted by Rabbit
Curcanul e originar din Turcia?
De aici.\Tur"key\, n.; pl. Turkeys. [So called because it was formerly erroneously believed that it came originally from Turkey: cf. F. Turquie Turkey. See Turk.] (Zo["o]l.) Any large American gallinaceous bird belonging to the genus Meleagris, especially the North American wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), and the domestic turkey, which was probably derived from the Mexican wild turkey, but had been domesticated by the Indians long before the discovery of America.