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Forum: Non-Fiction 07-16-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Simon, No, I just don't know enough...

Hi Simon,

No, I just don't know enough background to wonder why this figure may be the man you say it is. It's a matter of my own ignorance.

Jeff
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-15-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By Mayerling
I'm not sure Russia has been truly trusted by...

I'm not sure Russia has been truly trusted by Sweden since Poltava in 1709.

Jeff
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-15-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Mayerling
Why do you suppose this is that man?

Why do you suppose this is that man?
Forum: Visual Media 07-15-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By Mayerling
I like to watch the show every now and then to...

I like to watch the show every now and then to try to guess what is the meaning of the items they choose per museum. They had one concerning a museum in New Orleans that had some item connected to...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-15-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mayerling
I feel that Mr. Ed was a far more stable...

I feel that Mr. Ed was a far more stable genius!!:rolleyes2:


Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 07-15-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mayerling
Possibly. I think we learned it from our...

Possibly. I think we learned it from our forebears - Britain. However, to be perfectly fair, I believe "doublethink" (a term invented by one of my favorite Englishmen) is used by every country. ...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-14-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,155
Posted By Mayerling
Every President, good, mediocre, or poor, will...

Every President, good, mediocre, or poor, will have supporters and critics. It is inevitable. It's true (as you observed in Germany in the 1930s) in other countries as well. There were plenty of...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-07-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,254
Posted By Mayerling
In 1915 the Wilson administration learned of an...

In 1915 the Wilson administration learned of an indiscreet letter from the Ambassador from Austria-Hungary that was critical of the President and the electorate, and suggested how stupid and na´ve we...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-07-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,254
Posted By Mayerling
Given their differing styles of music, this get...

Given their differing styles of music, this get together was simply a matter of marking thyme.
Forum: Pub Talk 07-05-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Mayerling
Anglesey is where the Royal Charter sank in 1859...

Anglesey is where the Royal Charter sank in 1859 in a really hurricane storm. nearly 500 people from Australia died.
Forum: Rippercast 06-29-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Mayerling
Excellent podcast, and it certainly makes me want...

Excellent podcast, and it certainly makes me want to look closer into Le Grand.

Earlier in the podcast the issue of spelling mistakes and the "Ripper writings" (here the "Juwes"/"Jews" controversy...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-29-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Mayerling
Maybe they will publish what this decipherment...

Maybe they will publish what this decipherment was like. Maybe it really does not prove anything.

Interesting thing to me about this case (like that of the three convicts who fled Alcatraz in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-29-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Mayerling
My guess is that in the 1970s, when the case...

My guess is that in the 1970s, when the case occurred, not only was the lack of DNA a problem, but the earlier argument between Arlen and her husband out in public probably made the husband an...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-29-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Mayerling
Interesting about him hiding and being captured...

Interesting about him hiding and being captured alive. I've noticed more and more these creeps actually are not avoiding a public humiliation of a trial by committing suicide, but are either...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-26-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 527
Posted By Mayerling
While Ms Wilder may have held those sentiments or...

While Ms Wilder may have held those sentiments or not, or the character in the novel did, she is quoting General Phil Sheridan, who either said "The only good Indian I ever saw was a dead Indian." or...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Mayerling
We never (as I said) had a coin like the...

We never (as I said) had a coin like the farthing, but in the 19th Century there was a three cent nickel.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By Mayerling
The most curious one was named "Annie...

The most curious one was named "Annie Laurie". I keep wondering if that was a real name of a fake one - the tune kept coming into my head.


Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 06-23-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Robert and Sam, Thanks for the answers. I am...

Hi Robert and Sam,

Thanks for the answers. I am aware that "Penny and farthing" are British coins, but I did not think of how they resemble this form of bike. I believe it is called a "Bone...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-23-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By Mayerling
Interesting news item. Why were they called...

Interesting news item. Why were they called "Penny Farthings"?

Jeff
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-23-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 73,656
Posted By Mayerling
Tryon and the Victoria-Camperdown Collision.

Today marks the one hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of the sinking of HMS Victoria, the flagship of Britain's Mediterranean Fleet under command of Vice Admiral Sir George Tryon and Captain...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-18-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Mayerling
I would say that the book "In the Kingdom of...

I would say that the book "In the Kingdom of Ice" is about Lt. George De Long's "Jeanette Expedition". Another good book about it is Leonard Guttridge's book "Icebound".

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 06-06-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Mayerling
The question to find the answer for is, have...

The question to find the answer for is, have these people ever been seen in the same room at the same time? :anxious:

Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 06-06-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Mayerling
I'm surprised he didn't come down in his Morgan!...

I'm surprised he didn't come down in his Morgan! :anxious:
Jeff
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,151
Posted By Mayerling
Public Memory and the Ripper Killings

You have to keep in mind how public and horrifying the events in August to November 1888 were to the public in London, in Britain, in the Empire, and the rest of the world, and that the hoped for...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-04-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Mayerling
"Up, up, up through the air... Looping the...

"Up, up, up through the air...
Looping the loop with exceptional flair..."

Perhaps like George Guneymer of World War I fame, the plane will go into the clouds ever higher, and never be seen...
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