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The Match

The Match Nature had long a Treasure made Of all her choisest store; Fearing, when She should be decay'd, To beg in vain for more. Her Orientest Colours there, And Essences most pure, With sw…

Flaming

Superb, captivating, attractive. The French flambant. This word was originally applied to those persons who dressed themselves in rich dresses “flaming” with gold and silver thr…

Flame

A sweetheart. “An old flame,” a quondam sweetheart. In Latin, flamma is used for love, and so is feu in French. Ardeo, to burn like fire, is also applied to the passion of love;…

Safety Matches

In 1847 Schrötter, an Austrian chemist, discovered that red phosphorus gives off no fumes, and is virtually inert; but being mixed with chlorate of potash under slight pressure it expl…

From Celsius to Fahrenheit

The Question: How do you convert Celsius to Fahrenheit? The Answer: Temperatures on the Celsius scale can be converted to equivalent temperature…

Path to Perfection

by Michael Morrison Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried off the field after defeating Washington 14-7 in Super Bowl VII, completing the only perfect season in NFL history. In 1…

Path to Perfection

"If there's any way to hex them, I think we should do it," says Larry Csonka, running back for the '72 Dolphins. "Aside from wishing them no serious injuries, I really wouldn't mind if they…

Path to Perfection

Besides their tremendous success, the Broncos and '72 Dolphins show other striking similarities. Each revolved around a top notch running attack, buoyed by a solid offensive line. While the …

Path to Perfection

Related Links Pro Football Through the Years1997-98 Pro Football1998 Denver Broncos Results and Remaining Schedule1972 Miami Dolphins Review The Broncos can't hide from the pressure an…

Path to Perfection

BestThe NFL's Best Starts TeamYearStartFinishPlayoffs Miami Dolphins197214-014-017-0, Won Super Bowl VII Chicago Bears193413-013-013-1, Lost NFC Championship DENVER BRONCOS199813-0---- …