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History, References, and Research => History and Tall Tales => Topic started by: mirth on May 09, 2019, 09:02:53 AM

Title: Random History
Post by: mirth on May 09, 2019, 09:02:53 AM
https://twitter.com/HaggardHawks/status/1126463986185248768
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: besilarius on May 09, 2019, 10:21:01 PM
After First Bull Run, a popular ditty in Richmond was:

With Rifle and Musket,
With Shell and Petard,
We salute the North with our Beauregard.
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bayonetbrant on June 08, 2019, 12:44:07 PM
https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/11/11/sketchbooks-of-a-21-year-old-world-war-ii-soldier/ (https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/11/11/sketchbooks-of-a-21-year-old-world-war-ii-soldier/)
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: Martok on June 08, 2019, 01:25:23 PM
https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/11/11/sketchbooks-of-a-21-year-old-world-war-ii-soldier/ (https://www.messynessychic.com/2016/11/11/sketchbooks-of-a-21-year-old-world-war-ii-soldier/)

Wow. 
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bayonetbrant on September 17, 2019, 08:25:14 AM
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The oldest door in Britain. Hidden away in Westminster Abbey.
Made from timber from the original Anglo-Saxon abbey, it is just under a thousand years old. Made from mature oak, that means the trees that produced these planks could have been saplings when the Romans evacuated Britain.
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: Barthheart on September 17, 2019, 09:59:14 AM
 :bigthumb:
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: Sir Slash on September 17, 2019, 12:19:03 PM
Isn't that the door to Camilla's room?  :go-on:
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bob48 on September 17, 2019, 01:23:18 PM
Its likely a broom closet.
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bayonetbrant on September 17, 2019, 02:32:09 PM
Isn't that the door to Camilla's room?  :go-on:


Its likely a broom closet.


po-TAY-toe
po-TAH-toe
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: Sir Slash on September 17, 2019, 07:27:35 PM
 :2funny:
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: Martok on September 18, 2019, 02:23:42 AM
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The oldest door in Britain. Hidden away in Westminster Abbey.
Made from timber from the original Anglo-Saxon abbey, it is just under a thousand years old. Made from mature oak, that means the trees that produced these planks could have been saplings when the Romans evacuated Britain.

Okay, that's cool.  :) 
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bbmike on September 18, 2019, 08:13:12 AM
I hear there's an even older door in Newcastle.  :whistle:
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bob48 on September 18, 2019, 08:35:16 AM
Its to the room where I keep my games.
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: BanzaiCat on September 18, 2019, 09:42:57 AM
Bob himself hewed it from the very living rock, between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the rise of the sons of Aryas, when there was an age undreamed of. And unto this, Bawb, destined to bear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia upon a troubled brow...
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bob48 on September 18, 2019, 09:52:20 AM
Happy days!

.......if only i could remember where I put the key...................
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: BanzaiCat on September 18, 2019, 10:09:14 AM
Probably under your wife's frying pan, which you wouldn't dare touch!  :D
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: Sir Slash on September 18, 2019, 01:07:13 PM
Yes, but that far back your wife hitting you in the head with a frying pan was considered foreplay.
Title: Re: Random History
Post by: bob48 on September 18, 2019, 01:16:21 PM
What makes you think it still isn't?