This title, Baron, derives from the Old Germanic word “Baro“, meaning “Freeman“. Created c. 1066, a Baron is the lowest rank of peerage, and is usually applied to “tenants–in–chief“, the holders of land granted to them directly by the Monarch. The normal form of address is Lord/Lady. Barony/Baronial/Baronage – Baron‘s were originally (in Britain) those … More Baron/Baroness
When cats are pleased or content, they squeeze their eyes shut.
In 1997, this thing.. was introduced, supposedly a computer. A thin screen and detachable track pad instead of a mouse. I wonder why it wasn’t popular though? Oh yea.. it cost $7,499.00, which would be perfect for rich people, since their track record on buying garbage is pretty high.
Created in 1440, the title Viscount comes from the Latin “vicecomes“, or “vicecount“. The Viscount was a sheriff of a shire (county) and was the Earl‘s deputy. The normal form of address is Lord/Lady. Viscountcy/Viscounty – This title is mostly confined to the United Kingdom and France, though it appears rarely in Italy and elsewhere. … More Viscount/Viscountess
There is a 1 in 500 chance of getting a flush in poker.
I know, let’s make a vehicle with only one wheel! yea.. the unicycle.. no! way better! Said someone who was obviously intoxicated, but oddly since 1869, when the first Monowheel appeared, some inventors have relentlessly tried to push this idea, despite being in insane asylums.
The term Earl derives from the Old Norse word “Jarl“, meaning warrior, nobleman. The continental equivalent is “Count“, which derives from the Latin word “comes“. In Britain, the title began to be used c.800, replacing the Old Anglo Saxon title of “Ealdorman“. The Earl was the King‘s official representative in the shires (counties). The normal … More Earl/Countess