The Advantage of Learning a Foreign or Second Language

Learning a language starts in childhood. It is usually acquired easily at this life stage since there are no existing interference brought about by having an established language or being accustomed to a native tongue.  While children learn a primary language mainly to be able to communicate more effectively with people around them, adults will have […]

The White Wedding Symbols in Today’s Setting

When Queen Victoria married Prince Albert in 1840 while wearing a white dress, she ended up making it the official color to be worn by women in Western weddings and thus was born the white wedding tradition.  Gone were the best Sunday dresses of women that used to serve as their wedding dresses as well. The standard […]

Stamp Collecting-The Beginnings

    History of Stamp Collecting Stamp collecting traces its beginnings from the time the first postage stamp was issued by Britain in 1840.  It showed the profile of a young Queen Victoria and is known in the philatelic world as the Penny Black.  Since it did not come with perforations like the present stamps, […]

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