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Squareheads, Blockheads and Other Epithets As Applied to German Soldiers of World War I

Squareheads, Blockheads and Other Epithets As Applied to German Soldiers of World War I

Here are some of the commonly used epithets for German soldiers during World War I:

Bosche–the pejorative French word for German is from the French “albosche,” and “caboche” (cabbage head or blockhead). This was very commonly applied to the German soldiers by the French. They hardly knew the World War I or II German soldier by any other name.

William Casselman, author of Canadian Words and Sayings has this ...

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The Major Functions Of Trading Companies

The Major Functions Of Trading Companies

The electronic boom at present has really changed the way people work in today’s modern and fast going world. Everything has become easily accessible. One needs to click few mouse buttons and things are done in just a second. No one had ever imagined that such technological advancement would change the whole world. But, the time has come and everyone should be thankful to the modern technology and the minds that worked in bringing such ...

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The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society

The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society

Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. The ability to keep in touch with family, business associates, and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasing importance of cell phones. Today’s technically advanced cell phones are capable of not only receiving and placing phone calls, but storing data, taking pictures, and can even be used as walkie talkies, to name just a ...

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Examples Of Spyware And What They Are

Examples Of Spyware And What They Are

Spyware is a general term used to describe software that performs certain behaviors such as advertising, collecting personal information, or changing the configuration of your computer, generally without appropriately obtaining your consent first.

Spyware is often associated with software that displays advertisements (called adware) or software that tracks personal or sensitive information.

That does not mean all software that provides ads or tracks your online activities is bad. For example, you might sign up for a ...

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Holism, Health and Cannabis

Holism, Health and Cannabis

Holism is about the big picture; it relates to the theory that nothing happens in a vacuum. When seeking answers to a problem, holism puts the emphasis on the ‘whole’ rather than the parts.

The English Oxford Dictionaries define holism:

The theory that parts of a whole are in intimate interconnection, such that they cannot exist independently of the whole, or cannot be understood without reference to the whole, which is thus regarded as greater than the sum of ...

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4 Minute Money Review – How to Make a Quick Money System

4 Minute Money Review – How to Make a Quick Money System

Are you looking to read a 4 Minute Money review? This system promises to teach users how to make quick money online, but I am sure that you will be very skeptical about this website after reading through it.

I knew I was really skeptical when I read about it, but I had also found many positive testimonials about it too. ...

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4 Minute Money Review – How to Make a Quick Money System

4 Minute Money Review – How to Make a Quick Money System

Are you looking to read a 4 Minute Money review? This system promises to teach users how to make quick money online, but I am sure that you will be very skeptical about this website after reading through it.

I knew I was really skeptical when I read about it, but I had also found many positive testimonials about it too. ...

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T-Shirts – Common Terms Explained

T-Shirts – Common Terms Explained

T-shirt manufacturers use many terms to describe their products. The terms are not always consistent and it helps to have a reference guide.

The following is the official Green Man T-Shirts Guide to understanding t-shirt terms:

20s, 20/1, 20s single: Unit of measurement that defines the fineness of cotton thread. A standard spool of single-ply cotton thread is comprised of 840 yards of cotton thread. If it takes 20 spools to weigh one pound, then the thread on ...

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Electronic World – How We Use Electronics in Daily Life

Electronic World – How We Use Electronics in Daily Life

Using electronics today is so much a part of our daily lives we hardly think of the way the world would be without electronics. Everything from cooking to music uses electronics or electronic components in some way. Our family car has many electronic components, as does our cooking stove, laptop and cell phone. Children and teenagers carry mobile phones with them everywhere and use them to take and ...

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16 Most Inspiring Famous Failures

16 Most Inspiring Famous Failures

To succeed in business or life, I came to realize that we must continually take remedial actions. Putting myself on the line day after day can be extremely draining, especially when things do not work out as I desired. Hence, each time I face a disappointing event or undesirable outcome, I NEVER FORGET these famous failures:

1. Bill Gates, founder and chairman of Microsoft, has literally changed the work culture of the world in the 21st century, ...

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