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• If you’ve ever been in a situation where you were ignored, neglected or forgotten, you probably felt like you were “left out in the cold.” In this situation, the term is used as an idiom. This idiom originated in the 1800s in reference to someone who was left outdoors without shelter. Hopefully this doesn’t happen often! • Many fishermen (mostly men, but there are women enthusiasts as well) love to drill through deep ice and wait for fish to bite! Ice fishing is a major winter past-time in Canada and northern states in the U.S. that are cold enough for thick ice. Some great advantages of ice fishing: not as many anglers trying to get your spot, fewer insects “bugging” you, and you’re not likely to perspire! turn the page for more!
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• Icebergs are found in all shapes and sizes, from very small pieces to ice islands that can be the size of a small country. The term “iceberg” actually refers to ice larger than 16 feet (5 m) in diameter. Smaller icebergs are known as growlers and bergy bits. Even though they are smaller, they are harder to spot and therefore very dangerous for ships.
• Even though most icebergs are found floating in oceans of salt water they are made of pure fresh water. Most of the icebergs on earth are found in the frigid waters surrounding Antarctica and in the northern Atlantic Ocean. Jan. 28: in 1915, the U.S. Coast Guard was created from Most icebergs originate near the west coast of the Life Saving and Revenue Cutter services. In 1986, Greenland. the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven of • “Iceberg Alley” is the name given to an its crewmembers, including schoolteacher Christa area from Baffin Bay, off the west coast of McAuliffe. Greenland where many massive icebergs break
into the water, to the coast of Newfoundland Jan. 29: in 1845, Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” and Labrador on the east coast of Canada. The was first published in the New York Evening Mirror. Newfoundland and Labrador area is known as In 1936, the first members of the Baseball Hall of the Iceberg Capital of the World. Fame - Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner - were named in • Approximately 90% of the icebergs that Cooperstown, N.Y. are in the waters near Newfoundland and Labrador originated from the glaciers of Jan. 30: in 1933, Adolf Hitler was named chancellor western Greenland. They are among the fastest of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg moving icebergs in the world. Even so, by even though the Nazis held a minority of seats in most standards, the four miles (7 km) per year the Reichstag. In 1948, Indian political and spiritual that they tend to move seems slow. It takes an leader Mohandas Gandhi was murdered by a Hindu estimated two to three years for the massive extremist. icebergs to cover the 1600 nautical miles (2963 Jan. 31: in 1606, Guy Fawkes was executed for his km) and reach the coast of Newfoundland and part in the “Gunpowder Plot” against the English Parliament and King James I. In 1949, the first daytime television soap opera, “These Are My Children,” was broadcast by the NBC station in Chicago.
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Queen Victoria holds the title of the longest reigning monarch in the United Kingdom. She ruled from 1837-1901; for 63 years and 7 months. The current queen, Queen Elizabeth II, has been in power for almost 61 years. • Born on May 24, 1819, at Kensington Palace in London, Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward (Duke of Kent) and Princess Victoria Mary Louisa of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Christened “Alexandrina Victoria” and called “Drina” by her family, the future queen’s formal name from birth was Her Royal Highness Princess Victoria of Kent. • Queen Victoria’s father died when she was only eight months old. Her mother was very protective and she was taught at home. Her first language was German but she was taught to speak French and English when she was only three years old. (Later in life she also learned to speak Hindustani since she became ruler of India.) She studied history, geography and the Bible and was taught to play the piano and to paint. • Victoria was the granddaughter of George III and inherited the throne from her uncle William IV. Her father was one of four sons of George III but since none of his brothers had legitimate children in line for the throne, she became William IV’s successor. Victoria was elevated to the throne at the young age of 18, with her coronation held a year later on June 28, 1838.
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TEA CUPS While many China cabinets and hutches contain tea cup collections in the homes of wealthy and not-so-wealthy North Americans, these fine breakables are not just for special occasions. Many homes around the world use their tea sets on a regular basis. • The reason most tea cups are considered “China,” is that they originated in that country. The first tea cups did not have handles and were called tea bowls. Some of the early tea bowls used in Europe were more like deep saucers and were used so that the tea cooled quicker. • Saucers, as we know them, to accompany tea cups did not appear until 1700. Tea cups with handles were not seen until Robert Adams came up with the idea in about 1750.
Labrador. If icebergs reach the Atlantic Ocean before melting, they melt rather quickly in the warm waters. • After the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, near Newfoundland, the United States, Canada, and eleven other countries formed the International Ice Patrol. The patrol uses airplanes and radar to track icebergs that make their way into the major shipping lanes. The U.S. National Ice Center monitors icebergs larger than 5,400 square feet (500 sq/m) near Antarctica using satellite data. Icebergs are not just studied and watched to protect ships, scientists use them as tools for studying ocean processes and climate.
• The English embraced Mr. Adams designs. They thought tea bowls were messy and people often burned their hands on them. Robert Adams designed cups that were taller and wider than the base and the saucers he introduced, more flat like small plates, were welcomed as a place to let a hot cup rest. His designs quickly became the standard for what became known • A way that some inventive Canadians have chosen to use the abundance of icebergs as the “English Tea Service Set.” floating in their waters is in creating vodka • Since the English started the tradition of putting and other alcoholic spirits. The Iceberg cream and sugar in their tea, Mr. Adams also Vodka Corporation, based in St. John’s started designing tea pots, sugar holders, Newfoundland, produces spirits “made from cream/milk containers, and even matching tea naturally pure 12,000-year-old icebergs spoons. His sets were made from porcelain that harvested off the coast of Newfoundland.” was strong but looked beautiful and delicate. They use Ontario-grown sweet corn in making English porcelain tea cups have a translucent their beverages as well. They also make look when held up to a light. Iceberg Rum and Iceberg Gin. • The Chinese still prefer to drink tea from • The largest iceberg ever recorded was found pottery-ware. They use what is known as near Baffin Island in 1882. Eight miles long “purple clay” from the Yixing, Jianqsu, and and three miles wide (13 km long/6 km wide), Jinqdezhen regions of China. its height above water was 65 feet (20 m).
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