one of several leafless, very thorny shrubs or small trees of the southwestern desert areas of North America.
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The English alphabet, as you likely know, is made up of 26 letters. But it wasn’t always that way. Before we get to which letters were late additions, let’s explain a bit about Old English. English was first written in the Anglo-Saxon futhorc runic alphabet, also known as Anglo-Saxon. The Angles and Saxons came from Germany and settled in Britain in the fifth century. The …
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Also called corona de Jesus.
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