The April 2020 Challenge - day 22


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Dec 29, 2013
Fun trivia: In German, we call any number consisting of the same digits a "Schnapszahl" - a "liquor number", meaning that on encountering one, you have to raise your glass and drink to everyone's health.* What better time to do that! And since we missed 11, better make that two rounds ...


*Actually, it's a bit more complicated and a lot less healthy than that; the version I'm familiar with is as follows: When students' societies had their weekly drinking rituals call "Stamm", you had to "seal" every glass you drank, regardless of size, with a stiff one. And every "Schnapszahl" of rounds meant an additional round of spirits ... Very dangerous indeed - especially because if you failed to comply when ordered to drink up, you had to down a double ... I'm glad I only know all this from stories some of my relatives used to tell ...


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Aug 27, 2013
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Miguel Tejada-Flores
Day 22: midnight Dictionary definition

There is an immense dictionary in my house, on a reading stand, it is usually opened to whatever page has a definition that someone was looking up. I stayed up late last night and today - April 22 - very early in the morning, I started looking through the dictionary....why not? And lo and behold, guess what I found?

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Steve Noel

Oct 5, 2010
Casey County, KY
My grand daughter's first wood working project, at the finishing stage (first coat). The box joints were hand cut. Still need to add hinges, after finish is complete.
Did I mention that she's 17', and I'm proud of her, and my other 8 grand daughters, as well as my 5 grand sons, and 5 great grand children!
The bottom is 1/4" ply wood, the sides are 1/2" scrap Pine, and the Top is 1/2" Oak pallet wood. We recycle as much wood as possible.

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