Category Archives: Travel

The Big Mac Index

From The Economist, a story about how McDonald’s Big Mac is a good indicator of how “correctly” a country’s currency is valued. (Image used under U.S. Fair Use for purposes of discussion and comment–readers are asked and encouraged to go … Continue reading

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Know your Royal Navy Toasts

A neat little post I came across this morning, from the Detritus of Empire blog.  Go read it all, but here’s a taste: There are, or were, specific toasts for each day of the week.  As related to me by … Continue reading

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