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Ann Pudeator

We don't know Ann Pudeator's birth name or date, but she was probably born in the 1620s, still in England. She had lived in Falmouth, Maine. Her first husband was Thomas Greenslade. They had five children; he died in 1674. She married Jacob Pudeator in 1676, the year after his wife died. She had originally been hired as a nurse to his wife; her trouble with alcohol refers to her as an “alcoholic”, but this is anachronistic.
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Bis or Encore in French

The word "bis" in French has a few meanings. A bis could mean a musical encore at the end of a concert, it could be used to demonstrate a street address, or it could be used to describe a detour or diversion. Read below to read some examples. Definition and Examples (adv) - (music) repeat, again, encore; (address) ½, a À la fin du concert, le groupe a joué deux bis - At the end of the concert, the group played two encores Il habite 43 bis, rue verte.
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3 Ways to Discuss the Future in Spanish

It would be natural to assume that if you want to talk in Spanish about something that will happen in the future, that you would use the future tense of the verb. However, as in English, there are other ways of telling about future events. The difference is that in Spanish, those other ways of expressing the future are so common that the future tense frequently is used for purposes other than discussing the future.
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Coarse vs. Course: How to Choose the Right Word

The words "coarse" and "course" are homophones: They sound alike but have different meanings. Originally, "coarse" and "course" were the same word, but in the 18th century, the differences in spelling and meaning emerged, and the words have long since gone their separate ways, explains Bryan Garner in "Garner's Modern American Usage.
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Criminal Profile of Joel Rifkin

For five years, Joel Rifkin avoided capture as he used the city streets across Long Island, New Jersey, and New York City as his hunting ground, but once he was caught, it took little time for police to get him to confess to the murders of 17 women. Joel Rifkin's Early Years Joel Rifkin was born on January 20, 1959, and adopted three weeks later by Ben and Jeanne Rifkin.
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The US Democratic Party

The Democratic Party along with the Republican Party (GOP) is one of the two dominant modern political parties in the United States. Its members and candidates-known as “Democrats”-typically vie with Republicans for control of federal, state, and local elected offices. To date, 15 Democrats under 16 administrations have served as President of the United States.
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