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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Disappearance of Convertibles

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Disappearance of Convertibles

It appears the golden age of the convertible is over…for now, at least, according to new car sales & registration data. But why are convertibles disappearing? Their decline’s actually been pretty constant since the 2000s convertible boom, when it seemed like everyone wanted to feel the fresh air in their crimped hair. But now, less…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does “Crickets” Imply Silence?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Does “Crickets” Imply Silence?

With all due respect to Simon & Garfunkel, when you consider the sound of silence, you’ve probably thought “crickets”, the noisy insects that have somehow become synonymous with no sound at all. But how did crickets come to symbolize silence? Well, this sense of the word “crickets” is so recent that it has yet to…

Germantown Man Killed In Fatal Crash In Gaithersburg Saturday Night

Montgomery County Police are investigating. Gaithersburg, Md (KM) The investigation continues into a fatal crash in Gaithersburg Saturday night. At around 10:12 PM, police and fire and rescue responded to North Frederick Avenue at Travis Avenue. That’s where a Nissan Altima operated by Isaac Akomanyi of Germantown was traveling north on North Frederick Avenue when…

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