FACTOID # 21: 15% of Army recruits from South Dakota are Native American, which is roughly the same percentage for female Army recruits in the state.
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Look up Curse in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A curse is the effective action of supernatural (or psychological) cause in an individual, group, or objects existence, distinguished solely by the quality of adversity that it brings, else it would be considered a charm or a blessing. ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ...

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Curse - definition of Curse in Encyclopedia (863 words)
In a broader sense, 'curse' is a loose synonym for blasphemy or profanity.
Sometimes, the curse was allegedly laid with a purpose; such a curse is supposed to have haunted the archaeologists who excavated the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen; a curse was supposedly pronounced on anyone who violated its precincts by the ancient Egyptian priests.
Tecumseh's curse was reputed to cause the deaths in office of Presidents of the United States elected in years divisible by 20, beginning in 1840 (this alleged curse appears to have fallen dormant in 1980, as President Ronald Reagan, elected that year, failed to die in office).
Curse of the Bambino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2082 words)
The Curse of the Bambino (1920 – 2004) was an urban myth or scapegoat cited as a reason for the failure of the Boston Red Sox baseball team to win the World Series for 86 years after they sold Babe Ruth, sometimes called The Bambino, to the New York Yankees.
The curse was "reversed" in 2004 as the Red Sox came back from an 0-3 hole to beat the Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series and then went on to beat the St.
A "Curse" Born of Hate, a skeptical history of the curse lore, written by Glenn Stout during the 2004 playoffs.
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