Trivia – Queen Victoria

Did you know that Queen Victoria spoke English with a German accent? Her father was German and she was largely brought up by a German nanny. “Speaking the Queen’s English” takes on a whole new meaning. Advertisements

Non-contiguous areas within the contiguous United States

Who would have thought it? You learn something new every day. Some parts of the contiguous United States are not attached by land to the main body of US land. Three are accessible by road only by travelling on Canadian soil: Point Roberts, Washington Elm Point, Minnesota The Northwest Angle, Minnesota One is not directly…