Monthly Archives: November 2014

“Lizzie Borden With An Axe…”

Lizzie Borden with an axe, Gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. —-Contemporary rope-jumping rhyme Lizzie Andrew Borden was born on July 19, 1860, in Fall River, Massachusetts, (about 53 … Continue reading

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How Not to Build a Bridge

Suspension bridges have been used for thousands of years by every society in the world as a means to cross rivers, canyons and gorges. The most primitive version is made of up of two braided vines, generally attached to trees … Continue reading

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