Curious Trivial Facts (7/10)

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This informative post will be posted on Saturday along with my usual writing.  We can all appreciate some of the lesser known facts from around the world.

Everyone knows that a standardized set of letters is called an alphabet.  They might now know, however, that the word comes from the first two letters of the Greek  alphabet, “alpha” and ‘beta.”

The first ballet originated during the Italian Renaissance of the late fifteenth century, surfacing as a dance interpretation of fencing.

These facts have been discovered in I NEVER KNEW THAT by David Hoffman (2009).

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