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In Germany, there is a City called Baden-Baden.
The Name came from it originally being a small village, that was called Baden. After Baden grew, an Earl transfered his main Castle to Baden. The area he reigned over grew, and was called Baden.
Another City in Germany grew, which was also called Baden.
To Keep people from confusing the two, the Earl renamed his Baden to Baden in Baden. Over time, the "in" was left out, and the City was just called "Baden-Baden".
If you break up with your highschool Partner, when you are (during college) home for Thanksgiving, that is called a "Turkey Drop".
Some didn't know that, so it became a trend to fly around in a helicopter and throw Turkeys out.
Animal rights activists have their roots in Nazi Germany. The Way Jews have to kill Animals in order to be allowed to eat them was portrayed as cruel (Which it is, btw) and forbidden, because it was such a slow and painful Death.
Around 3000-5000 years Ago, the middle east had a Problem with pigs. All pigs had a disease, that would be spread to humans by them eating their meat. So, rules were established, that Nobody is allowed to eat pork. That is the reason why Jews and Muslims (And some Christians) don't eat pork.