While soccer is still hugely popular in England, at one point in history it was forbidden. King Edward II issued a prohibition on the sport (known then as mob-football) because of the chaos it would often cause in the streets. Those caught would be sent to jail.
China’s name is derived from the Middle Persian Chini which itself was derived from the Sanskrit Cinah. The English word for China existed as far back as 1516. In China itself, its name is 中国 (Zhongguo) which literally translates as “central nation”.
In a span of 13 years Boxing Bigwig Don King had killed two different people. One person in 1954 for trying to rob one of his establishments which was ruled as a “justifiable homicide” and in 1967 he stomped one of his employees to death over a small debt. For the 2nd, he served aContinue reading “(Not So) Fun Fact: Don King Is a Murderer”
The Red Delicious apple was originally known as the Delicious apple. The name was changed in 1914, after the Golden Delicious apple was invented.