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DYK: Have you turned the corner?

DYK: Did you know? Did You Know that Turned the Corner is a nautical term? When Ships  sailed past the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Horn were said to have ‘turned the corner’.   Three complete historical novels in one book Tapestry of Love Historical Series 2nd edition 2015 – Court records dating back to the 1630s […]

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DYK: Above board? What is the board?

DYK: Did you know? In the phrase ‘Above board’ What exactly is the board? The board is a table and comes from gambling activities. APPIP ERROR: amazonproducts[ TooManyRequests|The request was denied due to request throttling. Please verify the number of requests made per second to the Amazon Product Advertising API. ]

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DYK: What does it mean to be a freelancer?

A freelancer, freelance worker, or freelance is a person who is self-employed and is not committed to a particular employer long-term. The word Freelance actually came from the Middle Ages when freelances were soldiers who fought for anyone who would hire them. They were literally freelancers who used their lances wherever they were directed.