Birth of Nobel Prize

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More than a decade ago, a man was reading his morning newspaper. To his surprise and horror, he read his name in the obituary column. The news papers had mistakenly reported the death of the wrong person for sure. He was shocked to read news headline  about his death. When he regained his composure, he […]

Batman Flies In !

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The following is a true Hilarious, short conversation allegedly held between an US Immigration Officer at Miami International Airport and an incoming passenger.   Immigration Officer: Your name, please? Passenger : Batman. Immigration Officer: What’s your real name? Passenger: My name is Bat-man. Immigration Officer: Are you trying to be funny? What’s your surname? Passenger: […]

Tolstoy owes “War and Peace” to his wife’s efforts

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  In 1862, 34-year-old Tolstoy married 18-year-old Sophia Behrs, the daughter of a court physician, just weeks after the pair met. That same year, Tolstoy began work on what would become “War and Peace,” completing the first draft in 1865. By 1869, when the final draft of “War and Peace” was written,Sophia channeled her dedication […]

Initials of J.K.Rowling

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Do you know the story behind her initials? The author’s full name is Joanne Rowling, but interestingly, she has no middle name. The special ‘K’ comes from a suggestion by her publishers. They speculated that at the time of Harry Potter’s launch, a wizarding book written by a female author might put people off and thus keep […]

Birth of the Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate factory”

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  Roald Dahl went to a famous English public school called Repton, where he and his friends would be sent a number of Cadbury’s newest chocolate inventions to test out. They would arrive in plain packaging, but they were always full of delicious chocolate treats and the boys were invited to share their thoughts on […]