Why is misses spelled Mrs?

Why is misses spelled Mrs?

Mrs. originated as a contraction of the honorific Mistress, the feminine of Mister, or Master, which was originally applied to both married and unmarried women. The split into Mrs. for married women from Ms. and Miss began during the 17th century.

Which one has a lower acceptance rate, Harvard or Walmart?

Despite Harvard’s boasts of exclusivity, Walmart actually accepts fewer applicants than the famed Ivy League school. Just 2.6% of people who apply for a job at Walmart are accepted compared to 8.9% of those who apply to Harvard.

How does taste work?

A person cannot taste food unless it is mixed with saliva. For example, if a strong-tasting substance like salt is placed on a dry tongue, the taste buds will not be able to taste it. As soon as a drop of saliva is added and the salt is dissolved, however, a definite taste sensation results. This is true for all foods.

What magnification do you need to see bacteria?

At 400x magnification you will be able to see bacteria, blood cells and protozoans swimming around. At 1000x magnification you will be able to see these same items, but you will be able to see them even closer up.

How many people were in the band Nirvana?

Nirvana started in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987 when singer Kurt Cobain and the bassist Krist Novoselic met and decided to form a band. The band had 5 different drummers until they found Dave Grohl. They released their first studio album, Bleach, in 1989, with Chad Channing playing drums.

Who led the first expedition around the world?

Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521) was a Portuguese explorer who led the first expedition that sailed around the Earth (1519-1522).

Is the Hydra real?

No, but lizards can self-amputate their tails for protection and they will grow back after a few months.

Who refused a Nobel Prize?

Jean-Paul Sartre, awarded the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature, declined the prize because he had consistently declined all official honours. Le Duc Tho, awarded the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize jointly with US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.