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Origin of Sir and Ma’am

Did you know that Steven Spielberg was knighted in 2001 by the Order of the British Empire and thereby is known as Sir Steven Spielberg in Britian? The “Sir” in his name is a surname that is intended to be … Continue reading

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Origin of the word “Vitamin”

There are certain essential compounds that the body needs in order to survive that subsequently cannot be synthesized by the body. For example, if a sailor is at sea for extended periods of time without the proper nutrition he will … Continue reading

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