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"Wonderland"

Postby thefamilycat » Wed Jan 19, 2005 4:44 pm

Seems the first to use this word was not Lewis Carroll but Scottish explorer James Bruce who discovered the source of the Nile in the 18th century

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Postby The Cheshire Cat » Mon Feb 07, 2005 1:56 pm

Also Carroll was not the "inventor" of the Cheshire Cat. The cat comes from an old english saying. "To grin like a Cheshire Cat". I do not know the origin of the saying though. Anyone that can enlighten me?

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Postby thefamilycat » Fri Feb 11, 2005 8:57 pm

I don't think anyone ever said he was he was the CATalyst for it!!!


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