Fri 9 Dec 2005

What is the difference between B.C., A.D., B.C.E., and C.E.?

   Lisa, Montgomery, Alabama, Webpost

B.C., which stands for "Before Christ," is used to date events before the birth of Jesus. A.D. is the abbreviation for the Latin phrase anno Domini, which means "in the year of our Lord," and is used for dates after Jesus's birth. This system of dating has been used for many years by Western archaeologists. Today, however, with a growing understanding that not all archaeologists are Christians, some archaeologists prefer to use the terms: Before the Common Era (B.C.E.) and the Common Era (C.E.), which are exactly the same as B.C. and A.D. but have nothing to do with Christianity.


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Thu 1 Dec 2005


1. What is height of Fashion ?
    Dhoti with a zip.

2. What is height of Secrecy ?
    Offering black visiting cards.

3. What is height of Active laziness ?
    Asking for a lift to house while on a morning walk.

4. What is height of Laziness ?
    Adopt a child.

5. What is height of Craziness ?
    Getting a black paper Xeroxed.

6. What is height of Forgetfulness ?
    Seeing the mirror and trying to recollect when you saw him / her last.

7. What is height of Stupidity ?
    A man looking through a keyhole of a glass door.

8. What is height of Honesty ?
    A pregnant woman taking one and a half ticket.

9. What is height of Suicide ?
    A dwarf jumping from the footpath on the road.

10. What is height of De-hydration ?
      A cow giving milk powder.


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