Deadword of the Day: Crazling

Crazling: One who is consumed with crazy.

As in: I am surrounded by crazlings.

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Bran Castle is one of many great castles you can visit in Romania. This particular one, however, is usually referred to as “Dracula’s Castle”.

History Schmistory: August 30. “Vhaaaat?”

1940: Nazi Germany re-assigns Romania’s Northern Transylvania territory to Hungary. They hold daytime meetings to avoid Dracula.

 

History Schmistory: August 29. Mafia Schmafia!

1991: Libero Grassi was a successful business man, a proud father and a well-loved human being throughout Sicily. When his fancy underwear business became a success, the mafia came calling to extort his profits. Instead of paying them off, he decided to go public with the incident, sending a scathing open letter to the Palermo daily newspaper with the heading, “Dear Extortionist”. He later appeared on national tv to further amplify the issue.

 

Dear mafia, I challenge you”

Libero was not only standing up to the mafia, but also exposing a dispassionate  government which repeatedly turned a blind eye to fearful communities throughout Sicily. Twenty years ago today, Libero Grassi was gunned down while taking a stroll. He had even turned down police protection, almost as if he was ready to make the ultimate sacrifice for the greater good


We at TMP do not condone violence, but gosh we kind of wish he went down guns blazing.

Deadword of the Day: Quanked

Quanked: Overpowered with fatigue.

As in: I am so quanked this morning. 

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You’ve heard of the Taj Mahal, but there are plenty of other awesome Mahals to visit in the Golden Triangle. Head out to the “Pink City” and hitch a camel ride to the Hawa Mahal, amongst many other amazing sites in Jaipur…

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The Erawan Museum in Thailand greets you with a giant 3 headed elephant. What more could you ask for?

Ludicrous Latin: Observare theatrum!

Go take in a show!

The Globe Theatre, London

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It’s not the cheapest adventure in the world, but if you have ever wanted to enjoy your lunch with the fishes, Ithaa, an underwater restaurant at the Hilton in Maldives, can make your dream a reality.

History Schmistory: August 27. Give peace a chance.

1928: The Kellogg-Briand Pact, also known as the World Peace Act, is signed by 15 countries including the US, UK, Italy, Germany, and Japan. Must have been a few loopholes I guess.

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