A group of birds after some flight decided to perch on a row of electric posts, each bird on one post. One of the birds ended up not having a post so the group perched two birds to a post and they were short of one bird. Pray tell, how many birds and how many posts were there?1 AnswerZoology1 decade ago
I would like to have a list of American veterans of World War II who started a business in the Philippines.?
There must be many American servicemen who saw opportuinities in the Philippines after the war. One is William Bird who put up Philippine Rock but I cannot find data on this guy on the internet..
One example: Harry Stonehill, a retired United States Army Lieutenant, brought in tobacco seeds from America. He printed manuals on how to flue-cure tobacco leaves, and, together with the seeds, distributed them free to the farmers of Ilocos Sur, Abra and Ilocos Norte. He built flue-curing barns in Agoo and San Juan, La Union and in Sta. Barbara, and Jan Jacinto, Pangasinan. He established the Philippine Tobacco Flue-Curing and Redrying Corporation (PTFCRC). Together with John Witney, a tobacco expert, and Peter Lim, a businessman, Stonehill pioneered in the Virginia tobacco industry unfortunately, he got into trouble with President Diosdado Macapagal.1 AnswerSmall Business1 decade ago
It is not part of the official rules of Bridge, but there is a tradition among some players that if the declarer succeeds in making the contract and wins the last trick with the beer card, dummy must buy the declarer a beer. In the same way, if the opponents defeat the contract and one of them wins the last trick with the beer card, the opponent who wins the last trick is bought a beer by the other opponent.1 AnswerMovies1 decade ago
Even before the death and martyrdom of Jose Rizal, Andres Bonifacio had already founded the Katipunan, a secret society to overthrow the Spanish regime in the Philippines. Following the government's discovery of the Katipunan and the subsequent arrests and imprisonment of many members, Bonifacio and his followers openly declared their revolution by tearing their cedulas or identification papers in the famous Cry…
Milagros C. Guerrero and John N. Schumacher, S.J., wrote: "One tradition has spoken of the 'Cry of Balintawak'; another of the 'Cry of Pugad Lawin.' There are differences of opinion as to whether the date was Aug. 26 or Aug. 23.
Reference: "Kasaysayan: The Story of the Filipino People"1 AnswerHistory1 decade ago
I live in Manila where jeepney drivers stop in the middle of the road for passengers to get on and off. I'd like to know if there's any other place where driving is more difficult.11 AnswersSafety1 decade ago
I am lost in this day of gadgetry. Palms, i pods, etc. Are these what you call PDAs? What other gadgets are there? I would lilke to get more info and decide what gadgets can do what things for me. Problem is when I ask people, they all talk greek...(sorry if that's not politically correct)2 AnswersPDAs & Handhelds1 decade ago
The term has been used to refer to different situations. There are no correct answers. Let's see how many different connotations we can get here for the"seven sisters." Please not to include other numbers such as "four sisters" or "three sisters."12 AnswersHistory1 decade ago
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