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10/11/11 Gil's LotD: Lese-majesty

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lese-majesty Lese-Majesty is the crime of violating majesty, an offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.

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10/5/11 Gil's LotD: Trial by combat

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trial_by_combat#United_States Trial by combat hasn't been explicitly outlawed in the United States yet!

10/4/11 Gil's LotD: Law French

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_French Law French is the language once used in English courts and gave English many of its legal terms.

9/1/11 Gil's LotD: Teratoma

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teratoma Teratomas are the creepiest tumors. Warning, creepy images.

8/19/11 Gil's LotD: Mahjong films

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahjong_film I want to watch one of the mahjong kung fu films.

8/7/11 Gil's LotD: Alternative calendars

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symmetry454 Symmetry454 is a proposed alternative calendar.

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7/28/11 Gil's LotD: Ghetto Swingers

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghetto_Swingers The Nazis allowed a jazz band in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.

7/26/11 Gil's LotD: Mickey Slim

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mickey_Slim The Mickey Slim is a cocktail made from gin and DDT.

7/25/11 Gil's LotD: Nureongi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nureongi The Nureongi is the breed of dog most often eaten in Korea.

7/24/11 Gil's LotD: Braess's paradox

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Braess%27s_paradox It turns out that adding road capacity can sometimes cause worse travel times.

7/23/11 Gil's LotD crap: Tommy Seebach

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Seebach Catch up with the Gil's LotD classic Tommy Seebach!

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6/25/11 Gil's LotD: Toilet paper orientation

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet_paper_orientation Wikipedia has a really, really comprehensive article on how to orient toilet paper rolls.

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