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Forum: Urban Legends Contest 17 October 2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 835
Posted By Don Enrico
Mostly guesses this time again: 2. In some...

Mostly guesses this time again:

2. In some Islamic traditions, what can a man do by repeating the word "talaq" three times?

Divorce his wife. That's the one I'm sure about.

4. Between 1994...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 14 October 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,411
Posted By Don Enrico
Recharching, probably. :p Thank you all for...

Recharching, probably. :p

Thank you all for the interesting pictures and stories!
Forum: Rantidote 05 October 2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,245
Posted By Don Enrico
Bokml...

Bokml (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bokm%C3%A5l) or Nynorsk (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nynorsk)?

I'm asking out of interest, because I was fascinated when I learned that there are two...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 04 October 2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,872
Posted By Don Enrico
Sounds rather similar to the way the "Alternative...

Sounds rather similar to the way the "Alternative fr Deutschland" party (AfD) is taking, starting out as a euro-sceptic party on the right of the conservative spectrum and moving right from there,...
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2018, 05:21 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,245
Posted By Don Enrico
I think the difference may be that you are...

I think the difference may be that you are speaking Norwegian, erwins, so the charakter has a sound for you, while for most people it hasn't. I understand what you are experiencing because I tend...
Forum: Rantidote 04 October 2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,344
Posted By Don Enrico
I heard about Trump mocking Dr Ford and about the...

I heard about Trump mocking Dr Ford and about the NYT article about him helping his parents' tax fraud at about the same time. I immediatly wondered if the tax thing ever comes under investigation,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 October 2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 184,138
Posted By Don Enrico
Steve is right about who I thought the VP was. I...

Steve is right about who I thought the VP was. I knew there was some Republican who came up in the Obama birthplace discussion, but obviously he wasn't a VP.
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 02 October 2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 184,138
Posted By Don Enrico
1. The Indian city of Meerut is famous for...

1. The Indian city of Meerut is famous for producing what piece of sporting equipment, out of local Kashmir willow?

Lacrosse rackets

2. What would you find on the surface of Saturn's moon...
Forum: Rantidote 02 October 2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,344
Posted By Don Enrico
In Germany, where we have de-centralised person...

In Germany, where we have de-centralised person registers, all people with the right to vote (Germans over the age of 18 in European, federal and state elections, over 16 in communal elections in...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 01 October 2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,411
Posted By Don Enrico
I know, in Australia the moths are probably...

I know, in Australia the moths are probably poisonous, as well!
Forum: Wild Kingdom 01 October 2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 117,411
Posted By Don Enrico
Fright That's a moth? :eek: I wouldn't call it "being...

That's a moth? :eek: I wouldn't call it "being afraid of", but I'm not particulary fond of moths - the moths we get here, that is, which grow to about the size of the two first phalanges of my little...
Forum: SLC 27 September 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 49,668
Posted By Don Enrico
Well, a decent troll or two would be a...

Well, a decent troll or two would be a possibility to end traffic problems on a given route.

It might create traffic problems on alternative routes, though...
Forum: SLC 27 September 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 28,928
Posted By Don Enrico
Wikipedia ...

Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Week#Pre-modern_calendars)lists several cultures with cycles of more or less than seven days, among them Ancient Rome (8 days), Ancient China and Ancient...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 25 September 2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 184,138
Posted By Don Enrico
2. "Anna O," "Wolf Man," "Dora," and "Little...

2. "Anna O," "Wolf Man," "Dora," and "Little Hans" are the aliases of people best known for their association with what man?

These are all patients of Siegmund Freud.

4. What 1960s CBS TV show...
Forum: SLC 25 September 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,097
Posted By Don Enrico
Not a sea, but Danmark has Limfjorden...

Not a sea, but Danmark has Limfjorden (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limfjord), an inland body of water about 180 km long.
Forum: SLC 25 September 2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 166,815
Posted By Don Enrico
Germany Richard, I love that! You nailed the style! This...

Richard, I love that! You nailed the style! This is very much a dress up that quotes Bavarian dress culture without imitating or mocking it. And with the beard, everybody will take you for a local...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 September 2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,249
Posted By Don Enrico
Really? :confused: Having a certain...

Really? :confused:

Having a certain haircolour that - before the European expansion - naturally occured from the British Isles to the Ural mountains and from the north of Scandinavia to the Alpes...
Forum: Amusement Bark 24 September 2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 537,411
Posted By Don Enrico
Hi, Lainie, good to see you back! A new...

Hi, Lainie, good to see you back!

A new commercial I like is from the "Hannoversche" insurance company, which takes it's name from the city of Hannover.

It's here: https://youtu.be/fO79WJrxIkk...
Forum: Rantidote 24 September 2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,245
Posted By Don Enrico
I think I've never been adressed as "sir" while...

I think I've never been adressed as "sir" while staying in English-speaking countries. In Scotland, where I stayed most often, it usually was "love" or "dear" when talking to store clerks, especially...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 24 September 2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Don Enrico
Germany I would go and recommend "Logo...

I would go and recommend "Logo (https://www.zdf.de/kinder/logo/)" to you, the German public television children news show (you know that in German, this would be one word ;)). It covers all news,...
Forum: Urban Legends Contest 19 September 2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 184,138
Posted By Don Enrico
6. In a nutritional context, cholecalciferol and...

6. In a nutritional context, cholecalciferol and ergocalciferol are often labelled with what letter of the alphabet?

My only guess this week: D (as in vitamine D)
Forum: SLC 17 September 2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Don Enrico
No banana in pyjamas left behind!

No banana in pyjamas left behind!
Forum: Rantidote 17 September 2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,245
Posted By Don Enrico
I never saw those before! Wikipedia ...

I never saw those before! Wikipedia (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stutzen_(Kleidung))claims that they were made that way because the lower part (the one on the feet) got mor wear and tear and could...
Forum: Rantidote 14 September 2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,245
Posted By Don Enrico
Buscherump is the name for a Fischerhemd in...

Buscherump is the name for a Fischerhemd in Hamburg Low German.
Forum: SLC 14 September 2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 101,883
Posted By Don Enrico
If you are going over the mountains, it's still...

If you are going over the mountains, it's still "over". It's only when your destination is on a mountain to the west that you have a problem.
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