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Top 10 Interesting Uses of the Jolly Roger

In centuries gone by when the Jolly Roger was raised it usually spelled terror and often death. The term most likely derives from the French words “joli rouge” (pretty red), a French term referring to the bloody red banners flown by early privateers. This list looks at unique, or interesting, uses of the Jolly Roger…

Top 10 Ancient Inventions

I wanted to make a list that tells us about the history of some of the things in life that we take for granted. We all know who invented things like the telephone and the television, but we don’t know when or how the staples of life were invented or discovered. So, here is a…