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BadAss
BadAss
Charioteer

Feb-4-2017 08:04

In the West we usually speak about the fatherland. In Russia they refer to the motherland.

Rivers are also feminine in Russia. Like Mother Volga. While the Germans speak about Father Rhine.

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Yeti Face
Yeti Face
Pinball Amateur

Feb-4-2017 09:49

I always talk about yetiland.

Autumnsprings
Autumnsprings
Con Artist

Feb-4-2017 17:55

*Shields her eyes*


Which is obviously masculine.....


Can you please put something on now? For the love of all things sleuthy?

Solve A Lot2
Solve A Lot2
Nomad

Feb-4-2017 18:32

In America the Mississippi is also referred to as Old Man River.

BadAss
BadAss
Charioteer

Feb-23-2017 09:08

Britain's secret service, MI6, was founded during WWI. It's first director was Mansfield Cumming who was in the habit of signing his letters with the initial C. Which reminds a lot of James Bond's boss M.

The ace spy then was a guy named Sidney Reilly, known for his gambling and womanizing. And probably Ian Fleming's inspiration for his James Bond character. Reilly had very diverse covers such as a priest in France or a Greek business man.

Cumming's name also leads to all sorts of word plays. Cumming?! Yeah, I'm coming! Are you Cumming? None of your business! etc.

Vulkie3
Vulkie3
Thespian

Feb-24-2017 10:59

Apparently, there has been a huge data leak on the internet; it's related to a company called Cloudfare.

Using the website http://www.doesitusecloudflare.com/ , you can check if sites you frequent a lot are affected and if they are, you should change your password as soon as possible.

Sorry for not posting this earlier, but I'm just done checking myself.


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