Mining in Wales provided a significant source of income to the Economy of Wales throughout the nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Wales was famous for its coal mining in the Rhondda Valley and by 1913 the capital of Cardiff had become the largest coal exporting port in the world, as coal was transported down by rail. Tower Colliery is regarded by many as the oldest open coal mine and one of the largest in the world.
Arby’s is a fast food restaurant franchise in the United States and Canada that is primarily known for selling roast beef sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, potato cakes, curly fries, Jamocha milkshakes and chicken strips. The company’s target market attempts to be more adult-oriented than other fast food restaurants. The Arby’s menu also includes appetizers, salads, Market Fresh (deli-style) sandwiches, wraps, and french dip subs. However, their focus has always been roast beef. Arby’s currently uses the slogan “I’m thinkin’ Arby’s.”
Terrence “Terry” Gene Bollea (born on August 11, 1953) is an American actor and semi-retired professional wrestler better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan.
A look-alike is a living person who closely resembles another living person. In popular Western culture, a look-alike is a person who bears a close physical resemblance to a celebrity, politician or member of royalty. Many look-alikes earn a living by making guest appearances at public events or performing on television and film, playing the person they resemble.
Grey Poupon is a Dijon mustard made by Kraft Foods. Currently the best-selling Dijon-style mustard in the United States, it gained some notoriety from a late-80’s commercial in which a Rolls Royce pulls up alongside another Rolls Royce, and a passenger in one (played by Ian Richardson) asks a passenger in the other (Paul Eddington), “Pardon me, would you have any Grey Poupon?” The commercial has been satirized in the popular 1992 movie Wayne’s World and in the popular sitcom Married… with Children.
In the UK & Ireland, Pot Noodle is a specific brand of cup noodles (ramen-style snack). Its dehydrated mixture consists of wide noodles, textured soya pieces, vegetable and each has a unique dry flavouring. Each pot is also packaged with a sachet of sauce, such as soy sauce. Pot Noodles are packaged in plastic cups, and come in a wide selection of flavours and varieties.
Gollum is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien’s legendarium. He was first introduced in the author’s fantasy novel The Hobbit, and later became an important supporting character in its sequel, The Lord of the Rings.
Originally known as Sméagol, he was later named Gollum after the noise he made in his throat. Though his date of birth is unknown, he was born in the Third Age and died on March 25, 3019 of that Age. His life was extended far beyond its natural limits by the effects of possessing the One Ring. His one desire was to possess the Ring which had enslaved him, and he pursued it for 76 years after he lost it.
Wendy’s is a chain of fast food restaurants founded by Dave Thomas based in Dublin, Ohio and owned by the American corporation Wendy’s International, Inc. There are over 6,700 Wendy’s restaurants worldwide.
In 1970, Wendy’s was the first fast-food chain to offer a drive-through window. Implemented initially at Wendy’s second location, the “Pick-Up Window” used a speaker box to allow a customer to drive up, place an order, then drive to the window to complete the order.
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (abbreviated USSR Russian: Союз Советских Социалистических Республик; tr.: Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, SSSR), more commonly known as the Soviet Union, was a constitutionally socialist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991.
A fashion show is an event put on by a fashion designer to showcase his or her upcoming line of clothing. In a typical fashion show, models walk the runway dressed in the clothing created by the designer.