The BBC discovers the Texas Germans - - and a dying dialect
May 15, 2013
| Boing Boing The BBC has an interesting story about the history and linguistics of Texas German, which will probably die out in the next couple generations -- largely because the German Germans started a couple world wars ...
Another View: Aid the hungry this Easter
March 29, 2013
| DesMoinesRegister.com Herbert Hoover, who led hunger relief after both world wars, penned the series of books on America's lifesaving efforts called'' An American Epic.'' Americans today can...
Spring Training Round Up: Are We There Yet?
March 26, 2013
| AZ Snakepit Did America win back-to-back World Wars with a great on base percentage? Nope, did not think so Jacques. Well-worn subject matter aside, Jonathan Bernhardt's article adds a...
The prairie populist meets the old master
October 27, 2012
| DesMoinesRegister.com Hoover had won international recognition as a famine administrator after two world wars and was widely known as'' The Great Humanitarian.'' When McGovern was given the...
World Wars on twitter
Irish ppl start bar fights, German ppl start world wars. Now who are the bad asses?