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Why Do We Answer the Phone with Hello?

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Why do we answer the phone with hello? We condition ourselves to answer the phone with “Hello” because it’s an accepted greeting in the English language. People first attested “Hello” in writing in 1826. It’s related to the phrase “alo,”…

10 interesting facts about Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa is indeed one of Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous masterpieces. This portrait painting is without a doubt one of the most popular and discussed works of art. Yet do you know these 10 but fascinating facts about…

10 Interesting facts about Queen Cleopatra

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1. Queen Cleopatra was not an Egyptian Queen Cleopatra was born (early 69 BC) in Egypt, however her ancestors came from Macedonia, being one Alexander the Great’s commanders. After Death of alexander in 323 B.C., Egypt was controlled by Ptolemy,…