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SOME NAMES THAT MISLEAD

_..+ The tuberose Is no rose, but a speoles of polysnth, „ Pumpey's pillar has no historical con□eotion with Pompey at all. Oleopatr&'o needle was not erected by the Egyptian Queen, nor m her honor. Whalebone v not bone, and it la aaid not to possess a single property of bona. Turkish b»ths did not originate m Furkey, and are not baths bat only heated jhambers. German silver was not Invented In 3ermapy, ecd CO3S not contain a particle )f silver. Black lead ia not lead at all, bat a tomponnd of carbon and a small qaautfty >f Iron. Brazilian grass never grew m Brez'l and s not grass ; it is nothing but strips of ;he palm leaf. Burgundy pUoh la net pitch, and does cot come from Bareundy ; the greater part of it ia resin end palm oil. ' Sealing w x dcea not contain a particle of wax, bat is composed of Venico turpentine, ebollfto, «nd olnnabtr.

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SOME NAMES THAT MISLEAD, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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SOME NAMES THAT MISLEAD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2002, 1 December 1888

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