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My frustration with the entire film was figuring out the dividing line between what was plausible for an illustionist in ca. 1889, and what was merely film special effects. The added or more significant (IMHO) problem with the sword bit is, it seemed spontaneous - the prince challenged him apparently on the spot to do a trick "without the gadgetry" - and ...
As written be user6011 ^ , there is a such unit in IDF's research department that it's purpose is doubt everything. It's Research Department (Aman).
In the Wikipedia article Capital and corporal punishment in Judaism, it's stated that if the Beth Din (a rabbinical court) was judging a capital case, and there was a unanimous verdict of guilty, the accused was released, because there must be something wrong with the court if no judge could find anything to excuse the accused. A unanimous verdict being ...
I have lived in the UK for over 35 years and I have never heard this expression once. To the best of my knowledge there is no sentiment, emotional or spiritual attached to that (or any other) river. It is probably a quirk of the speaker. He considers rivers holy but has relocated to the UK so it the famous UK rivers that come to his mind.
I grew up in the London area and never ever heard anyone swearing by the Thames in the manner you describe. It is entirely possible that people of Indian origin have transplanted this behaviour but no local would do so. Swearing by the Thames, in the sense of cursing while in the vicinity of the river, is rather more common - especially after the pubs ...
Because of powdered milk's resemblance to cocaine and other drugs, powdered milk is sometimes used in film-making as a non-toxic prop that may be inhaled. Other methods listed on nypost.com are - “It’s usually cornstarch, but you have to put a bit of baby powder into it, because starch is too sticky and heavy,” says Gillian Albinski, the property ...
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