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Gauge this for yourself!

Railroad  tracks. The  US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4  feet, 8.5 inches. That’s an exceedingly odd  number. Why  was that gauge used? Because that’s the way they built them in  England , and English expatriates designed … Continue reading

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My Latest Book Almost Ready

My latest book is about to be published!! I should have the first proof copy on Friday at which time I go over it carefully to check for any errors etc. I’m quite excited to see the finished copy, this … Continue reading

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A Little Newfoundland Humour

Its been a quiet day for me, I have a nasty cold and don’t feel too grand. Nevertheless, Arsenal won their FA Cup game defeating Brighton 3-2, Two other big guns went down to defeat, both Liverpool and Spurs are … Continue reading

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Newfoundland Rackets

I think you will enjoy is amusing and true story that took place in Newfoundland in the late 1970. Back then I worked for an oil distribution company traveling the Maritimes selling Quaker State oils and Wynns additives products. Our … Continue reading

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Left or Right hand Drive?

Have you ever wondered why in some countries they drive on the left hand side of the road and in other countries they drive on the right.. Would you believe me if I told you Napoleon was to blame ??? … Continue reading

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