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Star Boys' Singing Procession - Central Europe
... A tradition in most of Central Europe involves writing the initials of the three kings' names above the main door of the home to confer blessings on the occupants for the New Year ... For instance if the year is 2009, it would together with the initials CMB be "20 + C + M + B + 09" ... The initials was in earlier folkloristic literature interpreted as the names of the Three Wise Men, but is probably a Latin phrase "Christus mansionem benedicat" (= May ...
The Three Kings - Traditions - Central Europe and Germanic
... and in Germanic areas involves writing the initials of the three kings' names (C+M+B or C M B, or K+M+B in those areas where Caspar is spelled Kaspar), above the ... However, the initials also represent "Christus mansionem benedicat" ("May/Let Christ Bless This House") In Catholic parts of Germany and in Austria ... In exchange for writing the initials, they collect money for a specific charity project in the third-world designated by the Catholic Church, which is ...
La Cava Bible - Decoration
... to the four crosses mentioned above, frames surrounding explicits and titles, and decorated initials ... The decorated initials include initial types commonly associated with Merovingian illumination ... However similar initials also occurred in Visigothic manuscripts ...
Association Football Club Names - Initials
... Initials presented in this table are presented with dot punctuation, this is for representation only, several clubs use the initials without dots, e.g ... Initials Examples Meaning 1 ... Athletic Football Club AFC Wimbledon According to the club, its initials have no official meaning ...

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    Deathlessness should be arrived at in a ... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.
    —E.B. (Elwyn Brooks)