20 words and expressions with a very interesting history of origin

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1. To lose

This word, as the expression “Hey there, cap!”, has nothing to headgear, spineless intellectuals and other standard images that arise in our mind with you. Word is it’s in the jargon straight from Yiddish and is a warped form of the German verb “schlafen” — “to sleep”. A “hat”, respectively, “Sonia, caught Napping”. While you’re here hat your suitcase draped.

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Rolled metal


Before rolling of iron applied to the rolling of nonferrous metals — lead, tin, copper, coinage, alloys, etc. the earliest document (picture with description) that characterize the device for rolling of tin left by Leonardo da Vinci (1495). Until about the late 17th century, the actuator of the rolling mill was manual, in the 18th century water. The industrial rolling of iron began in the 18th century, Rolling mills were used to produce roofing iron, flattening ladle blanks in strip or sheet, of division forged bands lengthwise into smaller profiles of square or rectangular cross section.
At the end of the 18th century to drive the rolling mills began to use steam engines; rolling becomes one of the three main parts of the production cycle of metallurgical plants, gradually displacing less efficient method of forging. To this period belongs the industrial rolling mill with grooved rolls, constructed in 1783 by the Court Velikobritaniya); rolling mills gradually differenciate to crimping, sheet and varietal. In 30-40-ies of the 19th century in connection with rapid development of Railways in different countries start laminating the rails. In 1856-57 in Saarland (Germany) installed the first mill for rolling large beams. In 1867, Bedson (UK) built a continuous wire mill. In 1885 the brothers M. and R. Mannesmann (Germany) invented a method of rolling seamless pipe in rolling mill with obliquely arranged rollers. In 1886 edenborn V., and C. Morgan (USA) used high-speed wire coiler with axial feed. First, the shear (design B. Edwards) established in 1892 in the United States. In 1897 to drive rolling mills successfully applied motor (Germany). In 1906 in the city of Trinec started up a rolling mill with a reversible motor. The principle of continuous hot rolling of sheets found practical application in 1892 in the town of Teplice, where he was set to semi-continuous mill. Shirokopolosnoi the first continuous sheet mill was built in 1923 in the United States. Beginning of cold rolling sheets applies to the 80-th years of the 19 century; cold rolling of tubes developed in the 1930s in the United States.

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Goethe’s Faust is a hymn to anthropocentrism, turning into selfishness (5)

This is the last part of the report on “Faust”. Goethe. But not the last report made at two meetings of the Face dedicated to this great work.
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Marx considered Russia as the gendarme of Europe, and we teachers put up… And hto are we then???

Karl Marx: England did Russia in the XVIII century power

Karl Marx is in 1856, working in the library of the British Museum, came upon a collection of documents on the relations between England and Russia in the eighteenth century and argued that the British policy contributed to the creation and strengthening of the Russian Empire. England needed a policeman on the Baltic sea, and they took the role of Russia. Russia “threw” England, when he refused to fight for her against the rebel States. This “kidok” determined policy of England against Russia in the XIX century.
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Blood trail “Hammer of witches”

The first Chapter in this terrible Saga was written by the Pope innocent III. He in 1215 made the decision on the establishment of the “Church police” which has left its bloody trail in the dark history of the middle Ages and remember the world called the Holy Inquisition. At first, the clerics root out the heresy by eliminating different sects that slowly shook the Roman Throne.

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Arctic ocean – the inner space of the Russian world


A breakthrough in the Arctic for the Russian people had a special sense — he was preceded by the breakthrough in space. The similarities of the polar space with space is obvious: neither one nor the other suggests the presence of a person, and his survival is not due to the environment, and in spite of it. Arctic, then the space, selected the best individuals close to as Superman. Arctic purified people.
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