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  • 5 Ways Etiquette Makes Life Easier

    5 Ways Etiquette Makes Life Easier

    The thought of etiquette may conjure images of fancy dinners with a dizzying array of forks. Don't panic. Knowing a few simple etiquette rules can smooth the ride for all of us making our way in the world together.

  • What's the 27 Club?

    What's the 27 Club?

    Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin and Amy Winehouse are just a small sample of the dozens of famous musicians who passed on to "the great gig in the sky" at the age of 27. Is 27 a "cursed age," or is it part of a larger trend for many who play music?

  • 10 Spot-on Superstitions

    10 Spot-on Superstitions

    Superstitions come in all shapes and sizes. On the credibility scale, it's unlikely that stepping on a crack will break your mother's back or that your soul will escape when you sneeze, but some superstitions might actually have a basis in reality.

  • What is groaning cheese?

    What is groaning cheese?

    While it might be strange today to show up at a baby shower with a giant wheel of cheese, this wasn't always the case. Find out how "groaning cheese" came to be a symbol of good luck when celebrating a newborn's arrival into the world.

  • 5 Ways Etiquette Makes Life Easier
  • What's the 27 Club?
  • 10 Spot-on Superstitions
  • What is groaning cheese?
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