What should I leave behind when I go to summer camp?

When they go to camp, some people bring many unnecessary things from home. Here’s a list of several items you might think you will need at camp, but you probably won’t. Dirt: most camps have plenty already, and it’s free. Anvil: The camp will supply tools for craft projects. Monster Chow: some campers believe that …

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What should I bring to summer camp?

This is the time of year when parents pack their kids away to summer camp, so they can briefly recapture the freedom of being childless. As a summer camp goer, you may be wondering what critically important things you must not leave behind. Here are some camping essentials you might have forgotten. Communicator: To tell …

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On the horns of a dilemma: Jumpin’ Jack Flash vs. Red Dawn

An anonymous reader asks: If I have a choice to watch either Jumpin’ Jack Flash or Red Dawn, which mid 80s movie should I watch? I first want to point out that this is a free country, and you are not obliged to suffer through either of these movies. However, perhaps you’re in a different …

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How should I salute a royal person?

Royal Salute

Most people are unlikely to encounter any kings, queens, princes or princesses close up. However, just in case, here is what you need to know. Upon sighting a member of a royal family, give the royal salute. Touch your thumbs to your forehead and spread your other fingers like the points of a crown. Make …

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Is Cinderella a maiden?

At the beginning of the story, Cinderella is a maiden. She’s young, unmarried, and female; those are the basic requirements (some people might propose an additional rule, but I think it’s clear she meets that standard also). She’s also pretty, which doesn’t hurt. A very ugly girl might technically qualify as a maiden, but the …

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