Archive for May 2015

History Riddles by Leon Conrad

May 26th, 2015 | By

Can you solve this riddle? Sealed We’re in an open field alongside the River Thames in Surrey, not far from Windsor Castle. We’re here to stand up and say enough is enough. We’ve had enough of excessive taxation. We’ve had enough of oppression. We’ve had enough of injustice. We’re here to stand up for justice.

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Call for Contributors: American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore

May 15th, 2015 | By

ABC-CLIO is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in early 2016. The editors seek contributors from fields of literature, history, anthropology, sociology, folklore, and allied subjects to write entries ranging from 750-2500 words on a wide range of topics. The purpose of the encyclopedia

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Storytelling by Jane Bailey Bain

May 1st, 2015 | By

Extract from StoryWorks When two people get together, they start to tell stories. Friends meeting in a cafe. Colleagues back at work on Monday morning. Strangers sitting together on a long-distance bus. We meet and we say, Tell me your story. “How are you?” “How was your weekend?” “How is your journey going?” “Fine” simply

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Citizens of the Broken Compass by Jack E. Brush

May 1st, 2015 | By

Why Is Darwin Still a Topic of Debate? When we consider that it has been over 150 years since the publication of Darwin’s groundbreaking work On the Origin of Species, we have to ask ourselves why the validity of his ideas is still a topic of discussion and sometimes heated debate. No one worries today

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