04-06-2014, 09:11 AM
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For the history buffs. On this date in 1722, Peter the Great ended the Russian tax on men with beards.
And completely unrelated, Hostess Twinkies were invented on this date in 1930.

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 04-06-2014, 09:43 AM
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Thanks for the history lesson, John! Biggrin

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 04-06-2014, 11:13 AM
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Don't give Martin O'Malley any ideas, the man never met a tax he didn't love...Wink

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 04-06-2014, 11:13 AM
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Interesting.

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 04-06-2014, 10:22 PM
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(04-06-2014, 09:11 AM)churchilllafemme Wrote: For the history buffs. On this date in 1722, Peter the Great ended the Russian tax on men with beards.
And completely unrelated, Hostess Twinkies were invented on this date in 1930.

And what a great day it was. Smile

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 04-07-2014, 06:25 AM
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Hostess Twinkies are truly one of the grossest things ever invented. Even worse than Coca/Pepsi Cola.

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