That’s one huge nugget!

On this day in 1869, the World’s largest gold nugget was discovered by John Deason and Richard Oates. The largest gold nugget ever found was called the “Welcome Stranger” weighing in at 2316 troy ounces (72.04 kg). It was found by John Deason and Richard Oates (pictured below with miners and wives) at Moliagul, Victoria, Australia on … Read moreThat’s one huge nugget!

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Did you know that on this day in 1884, the first official volume of the Oxford English Dictionary was published, which included A-Ant? Begun in 1857, published in ten volumes in 1928, subsequently revised and expanded to 20 volumes in 1989, and now adopted to the electronic age, the OED has become the most venerated and most beloved English-language … Read moreDid you know?


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