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Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Toronto Blue Jays Play First Game

The Toronto Blue Jays are a major league baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, notable for being the 1st team from outside the US to win the World Series. The Blue Jays came into existence in 1976 as one of two teams slated to join the American League for the next season. The franchise was originally owned by Labatt Breweries, Imperial Trust, and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Who was the first Blue Jays player to hit a home run?



Borough Market

Borough Market is a wholesale and retail food market in South London. It is a successor to a 13th century market that adjoined the end of London Bridge. People come to trade at the current market from all different parts of the UK, and it has become a fashionable place to buy food. Large portions of the market are to be demolished under what project?

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Charles Fourier

Fourier was a French social philosopher who believed in a kind of utopian socialism. He proposed the idea that the natural passions of man would, if properly channeled, result in social harmony. The social organization for such development was to be based on an economic unit composed of 1,620 people who live in a community building and divide work according to inclinations. Fourier is credited with coining what word relating to women and women's rights?

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