DYK: Did you know?
The old saying to ‘Win Hands Down’ comes from horse racing.
If a jockey was a long way ahead of his competitors and sure to win the race he could relax and put his hands down at his sides.
Three complete historical novels in one book Tapestry of Love Historical Series 2nd edition 2015 –
Court records dating back to the 1630s create historical accuracy as the reader is taken back to the primitive days of colonial Virginia and Maryland where the Pattendens encounter life-changing difficulties with Indians, ducking stools, illness, massacres, death, loneliness, love, and greed.