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Monday, 5 December 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Discombobulate

Burning of Jews during the Black Death epidemi...
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Discombobulate:  verb - North American slang: upset, disturb, or disconcert.

'Frances was frequently discombobulated by the manic antics of Francis, causing her to fret and panic.'

5th December 771 - Charlemagne became the sole King of the Franks following the death of his brother, Carloman.
5th December 1349 - 500 Jews of Nuremberg were massacred during the Black Death riots
5th December 1360 - The French Franc was created, only for it to be replaced by the Euro in 1999.

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