Showing posts with label U.S President. Show all posts
Showing posts with label U.S President. Show all posts

Sunday, August 11, 2013

U.S President to be writing Greek and Latin Simultaneously

Right before reading this fact, I actually tried it by myself since I am a bilingual but I had a hard time writing couple letters from both alphabets. 

FACT: The 20th, U.S President James A. Garfield (1881) who was able to write Greek and Latin simultaneously!! 
Wait! That's not all..
FACT: President James A. Garfield was the first president who used two languages -- English and German in his presidential campaign

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 Source: "James Abraham Garfield." Poptus Presidents Of The United States. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Aug. 2013. 

U.S President Who was a Self-Educated Tailor

I don't know how many of you have tailoring skills, probably some of you do. As far as I know tailoring is something that doesn't come easily without learning or get trained from somebody else. I am excited to share a piece of information that might blow your mind!!.. 
FACT: Andrew Johnson (The 17th U.S President,1865 - 1869) was only U.S President who was self-educated tailor. He would make his own cloths and for those who were in his cabinet!!!

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