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It takes some kind of wizardry to make a theater full of people snort and whoop with laughter for 70 minutes. If you are fan of Harry Potter, you will definitely love the show! Even if you are not, then you should watch it because Potted Potter is really one of a kind.

Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A West End London Parody by Dan and Jeff takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into seventy hilarious minutes. Even if you don’t know the difference between horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar in laughter.

The title “Potted Potter,”, may sound satirizing but a playbill note explains that “potting” is actually a British term for “the art of summarizing something into a digestible form, and is intoxicating only in a funny, family-friendly way.”

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You wouldn’t be seeing many actors on stage nor too much of those fancy props on sets. Not too worry because both Clarkson and Turner will assure you with their improvised magical Hogwarts Express, broomstick and of course, their humorous acting talent.

Having toured in North America, UK, Singapore and Manilla since 2011, this Olivier nominated production will be flying to Malaysia for the first time!

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Created by two-time Olivier Award-nominated actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, award winning producer James Seabrigh who is the force behind 200 shows internationally will also bejoininthem this time in KL.

Wait, there’s more!

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If you are looking forward to a high energy, engaging, bubble extravaganza entertainment kind of interaction for your kids, “Bubble Show with Milkshake” is the perfect choice! Starring Australian-Romanian duo lulia Benze and Kurt Murray as “Milkshake” and “Dr.Bubble”, the pair have produced a brilliant 50 minute show that has you smiling the whole time.

“Dr. Bubble With Milkshake” takes children and family into a fantasy world of storytelling magic, humour, and interactive fun with all things bubbling in every shape and size possible, with the help of the young audience.

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Packed with bold and bright characters, music, humor and every bubble trick in the book, Dr. Bubble with Milkshake brings the young audience into an imaginary adventure of chasing dreams and conquering one’s fear.

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You will experience a full bubble magic show told through a relatable 60 minutes story with the simplest equipment such as plastic bats, shoe laces and nets accompanied with music. Children of age 3 and above are highly recommended. We can vouch that the children will not only captivated by the incredible tricks but for the grown-ups smiling all the way through it also!

 

The time you all have been waiting for; Giveaway time!

We would love to thank Milestone Production for giving us this opportunity; As their official social media partner, Nuffnang is proud to say that there are 5 pairs of Potted Potter CAT A tickets worth RM 162 each and 5 pairs Dr. Bubble with Milkshake worth RM 88 each up for grabs!

How to grab those Potter Potter tickets?

  1. Keep an eye out for Nuffnang’s official Instagram for further instruction.
  2. Remember to tag us @NuffnangMYand hashtag #PottedPotterMY, #NuffnangXPottedPotter and #NuffnangMY
  3. Share your Instagram posting URL on Nuffnang’s Official Blog’s comment section to ensure that your participation is recorded.

How to win Dr.Bubble with Milkshake tickets?

  1. Keep an eye out for Nuffnang’s Official Facebook for further instruction.
  2. Remember to tag us @NuffnangMYand hashtag #DrBubblewithMilkshakeMY, #NuffnangXDrBubble and #NuffnangMY
  3. Share your Facebook posting URL on Nuffnang’s Official Blog’s comment section to ensure tha your participation is recorded.

All the best and good luck Nuffnangers :D

Terms and Conditions

  1. This giveaway is open to all Nuffnangers only.
  2. Nuffnangers Facebook and Instagram postings must be set to PUBLIC.
  3. Your Facebook or Instagram URL must be included in your comment.
  4. Multiple entries will be accepted but duplicates will be disqualified.
  5. Each winner is only entitled to one pair of tickets only.
  6. Judges decisions are final and organizer reserves the right to alter the mechanics without prior notice.
  7. Terms and Conditions may change without prior notice.
Jack Saw
Nuffnang Community Team

Young mothers born between 1978 and 1994 are known as Millennial moms and are considered as the most diverse, connected, educated and creative moms today. But most importantly, they are the group of consumers that are highly sought after by brands and advertisers. Millennial moms are known to be highly influential while being raised in the technological era; they are also known to be smart and technologically savvy.

However, behind the glamorous title of millennial mom worn by this young generation of mothers, the struggle is as real and can some times be daunting.

Given that Mother’s day is just around the corner, let us shed some light on some of the struggles and share some wisdoms and #MummyStories from our influential mommy bloggers!

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 Having been raise in an era with infinite resources for information and exposures, millennial moms often find themselves stuck between values and practices held strongly and highly by their parents and the overload of information they have access to.

Most of our mommy bloggers share the same take on this which is; while it is important to seek a balance between both worlds, the priority always lies in what is best for the children.

  1. Social pressure

Living in an era where everything is a constant live update, millennial moms live in an illusion of having to be the perfect mom. Their parenting skills are constantly being judged be it offline or online. This daunting pressure sometimes throws millennial moms into self-doubt, just as how Careen and Grace shares their stories on a similar spectrum, it is apparent that the pressure is no joke.

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Then again, it’s not always all doom and gloom as Kimberly takes such pressures as inspiration to drive herself to be better and her assurance that she has given her best comes from non other than her son’s Liam’s healthy and happy growth.

  1. Choices of education

As information becomes more and more borderless, choices of educations for children of millennial moms are no longer restricted to only conventional ways. Free schooling, home schooling and un-schooling slowly catches up. Millennial moms often find themselves in a cross road of choices, not knowing what to choose.

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Audrey or better known to her readers as Fourfeetnine shares her struggles on her blog, discussing about the dilemma she faces where most Malaysian moms could relate.

  1. Disciplinary measures

 Many millennial moms find that disciplining their children a great struggle, as traditional methods like caning and public shaming find themselves no longer relevant and effective with the new generation.

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While Merryn shared her thoughts on this issue in her blog, she also admits that it takes enormous amount of patience and she often finds reverse psychology works the charm when disciplining her boys.

Though millennial moms are no strangers to being disciplined by threats and canings, Kimberly finds it a great struggle to avoid using fear as an element in disciplining her son, as it is an easier way out compared to reasoning.

Do you find these struggles relevant as you wade through the every day battle of being a mom; millennial or not?

Or if you have yet to join in the mommy clan, maybe you’d want to consider listing a handful of things you might want to do before becoming a mom like what Kimberly shared on her blog “6 things I wish I had done more before becoming a mummy!

 

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Share with us your struggles and your #MummyStories!

We would like to use this opportunity to wish every mom, especially all our mommy bloggers, Happy Mother’s Day!

Thank you for your continuous inspiration to our community and your readers!

Michelle Ng
Nuffnang Community Team

“I ain’t afraid to die anymore, I’ve done it already.” – The Revenant

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Once again, Netccentric and 20th Century Fox Malaysia would like to invite you to the premieres of the latest titles in the movies!

Hold on to your seats because Hugh Glass (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) is about to bring you on an adventure of a lifetime. The Revenant is a story of a man left behind by his team in the extreme elements of a wild winter.

We have 10 pairs of tickets to giveaway to our #NNPremiereScreening of of #TheRevenant!

Date: 2nd February 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 8.45PM

Venue: GSC, 1 Utama

Here’s how you win them:

  1. Download Dayre from App Store (Apple) or Google Play Store (Android) and sign up for an account.2. Follow @NuffnangMY on Dayre.3. Share your story on your own Dayre account, about a time when you faced a hardship and how you overcame it. What were some of the lessons you learnt?4. Don’t forget to tag us @NuffnangMY, thank 20th Century Fox Malaysia followed by the hashtags #NNPremiereScreening, #NuffnangMYWIN and #TheRevenant.

Contest closes This Friday, 29th January 2016, 10PM!
(*T&Cs apply)

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Synopsis:

Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit.

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In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

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In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy).

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Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

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THE REVENANT is directed and co-written by renowned filmmaker, Academy Award-winner Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel).

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Wait, the fun doesn’t stop here. We want to know what you think of the movie after watching it!

Write us a review on either your Blog or Dayre! Shoutout to us at @NuffnangMY and link us your blog post together with the hashtag #NNPremiereScreening, #NuffnangMYWIN and #TheRevenant

You will stand to win a pair VIP Passes to our next #NNPremiereScreening of your choice!

PS:

There’s more Nuffnangers. Our Bloggerati bloggers will be giving away 10 pairs of tickets, each as well! Don’t forget to check out Saimatkong, Ken Wooi, Grace Ch’ng and the Bro, Ernest’s social media platforms for #TheRevenant giveaway

Terms and Conditions

  1. This contest is open to all Nuffnangers only.
  2. Please make sure to provide your Dayre entry’s URL, not just your profile URL.
  3. Screening tickets/passes are non-transferrable.
  4. Please RSVP upon receiving our email confirmation. Failure to do so within 24 hours will result in another draw for the next winner.
  5. Terms & Conditions are subject to change at any time without prior notice.
  6. Winners will be announced at the comment box on @NuffnangMY official Dayre.
Jack Saw
Nuffnang Community Team

Happy 31st December Nuffnangers! It’s the last day of 2015, how is everybody? Did you manage to accomplish the goals you set the beginning of 2015?  Leave us a comment below and let us know what have you accomplish this year. :)

Thank you once again for sticking with us throughout the year! So many things have happened. Let’s do a quick run through of what went down in 2015. :)

Bloggerati Launch cum Nuffnang’s 8th Birthday Bash

Nuffnang turned 8 this year! We celebrated this milestone by organizing a glitz and glamour ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ themed party. That day, we also introduced BLOGGERATI by Nuffnang, our new talent program.

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It was definitely an unforgettable morning! Want to know more, read it all here.

Transcending the online space

With the launch of BLOGGERATI by Nuffnang, we wanted to bring talent promotion and branding to a whole new level. One of the ways we did it was to engage a PR agency to promote our talents offline. Here are a few features that we managed to secure:

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Jessica Chaw featured on Women Health Magazine

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Tziaaa featured on Marie Claire, Nuyou and Female Magazine

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Yen Simpson featured on New Straits Time

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KampungBoyCityGal featured on New Straits Time

 

Runway 2.0 APAC

Nuffnang was also the online partner for this year’s Runway 2.0 APAC; the first ever fashion and technology event.#NuffnangXRunwayTwoPointZero

The founder of Zalora and ZaoZao were present to speak about their experiences in the fashion world, it was definitely an eye opener for our fashion bloggers :)

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Netccentric goes IPO

6th July 2015, a date to remember for Netccentric and its founders, Timothy Tiah and Cheo Ming Shen. Netccentric was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, ASX!

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It wasn’t an easy journey but the Netccentric team’s hard work and determination paid off.

If you have not already followed our bosses on Dayre, do check them out at:

https://dayre.me/timothytiah/
https://dayre.me/bossming/

Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week

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The most anticipated Fashion Festival  in Kuala Lumpur, Churp Churp worked with KL Fashion Week to be their online partner. Our own alphas Kittieyiyi and RNadia ran their shows there too and we couldn’t be prouder!

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Many of our alphas and Nuffnang friends also joined us there!
Check it out here.


The Electric Run 2015

Malaysia’s first ever Night run with fluorescent light! Our Bloggerati and community had the chance to participate in the fun 5KM run dressed in the most creative way possible. The run is made easy with loud music blasting in the background! Keep a look out for the next Electric Run organized by Tune Protect.

Interested to look at more pictures from the run, check it out here.

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Mamee Cool Tea Spicy Challenge

The constant hissing, the amount of sweats shed and the bucket of tears poured over a plate of level 10 spicy chicken. Our community tummy were filled by Mamee Cool Tea that day to rid the spicy feeling lingering on your taste bud, nevertheless it was still a insanely fun night seeing tears shed due to chicken wings. *evil grin*

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Check out the funny pictures here.

Hall of Fame

Nom Nom Hall of Fame is our annual client appreciation night! This year, Guinness Anchor Berhad generously hosted us at the GAB Tavern, it was a free flow kind of night.

There were flash mob done by the Nuffies, prizes given away and of course the freestyle dancing on the dance floor to end the night.

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And to sum up the year, Netccentric also organized a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity to help out children at Siddharthan Care Centre. The Nuffies contributed in buying books, stationary and other daily needs.

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Here are some of the moments captured on camera. :)

Happy New Year Nuffnangers! We at Nuffnang, wish you the very best in everything that you do.

Of course, don’t forget to head over to Churp Churp’s blog for a video recap of what happened throughout 2015!

Cheers,

The Nuffnang Team

Samantha Tew
Nuffnang Community Team

It’s been a year since the last year end party organized by Nom Nom Media and we follow this tradition by heart! Never have we missed out on a party where we involved clients, Bloggeratis, Social Media Influencers and yours truly, the Nuffnang and Churp Churp team :) Ask no further, here is what went down during #Nom2HallofFame

Firstly, Nuffnang and Churp Churp would love to thank The Tavern at G.A.B for being the venue sponsor that kindly welcomed us with open arms and free flow of drinks which we felt made the night even better than what we planned it to be.

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Before we begin the stories, we would want to thank all the Nuffies for helping out throughout the night but the biggest appreciation has to go to the awesome team that comprises of Rachel Tan, YY, Rowena and Shelly for kickstarting this whole event!

Let’s not delay the great night stories from all you readers anymore, let’s go!

Welcoming everyone who attended was the main entrance of The Tavern with a little touch of FAME.

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Guests were greeted by our very own beautiful ladies at the registration counter, we’re pretty sure our guest couldn’t wait to get a photo with them :P

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Talking about beautiful ladies, we definitely met some guests who shone brighter than the stars in the night sky! After all, our them of the night was to dress up like the star you really are :D

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Abang Budiey with Freezeforshort!

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Mr. TC or Tian Chad with Fashion Guru Budiey once again!

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Fly FM DJ/Dancer/Malaysian Taeyang, Dennis Yin with his lovely partner Jazel Lim graced us with their presence

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Boss Tim and Fourfeetnine were there as well!

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Team Supergirls: Bwincessnana, Bobostephanie and Wei Zhi of Kampungboycitygal ;)

Those were just some of the people we met at the party, we did try our bestto locate the other superstars but to no avail so if you did spot any other superstars at #Nom2HallOfFame, do share it with us so we can keep expanding our photo album filled with sweet memories :)

While we’re on the topic of memories, we want to thank WowBooth for spending the night with us and helping the guest collect memories that will definitely last for a long time!

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You know what goes well with memories? Great company and friends! Let us share with you some photos of people who may or not may know each other but bonded over the hours spent at #Nom2HallOfFame :)

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We may have stumbled across something similar across the three photos shared above, want to take a guess as to what it is? If you guessed that it was the box of popcorn then you’re right on the money! Popcorn should be shared and all this could not have happened if the GSC team did not hook us up with popcorn or everyone to share :)

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All the popcorn we would ever need credits to GSC Cinemas!

Before we forget, the night were filled with awards and fantastic prizes that went home with the lucky winners that night, so here’s to Huawei for providing us with some spanking new devices that came straight from the office: The Huawei Talk Band B2! Congratulations, you lucky winners you ;)

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We move on now to the main event: The @#Nom2HallOfFame Awards Ceremony

We would like to congratulate the winners who went home knowing that they did great things in the year 2015 and wish everyone had a great 2015 because 2016 is just around the corner!

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Male Influencer of 2015, Dennis Yin!

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Female Influencer of 2015 goes to Cikepal who unfortunately could not make it but the award will be kept safe by her Talent Manager!

Could you guess who were the MVPs or should we say MVNs Most Valuable Nuffies of 2015? They were none other than, drum roll please..

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Ng Yu Tson or better known as Yuyu around the office :P

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Rebecca Kiew, the back bone who keeps us all together in the office!

Congratulations you two and to the rest, don’t worry too much because there’s always the MVN awards next year :D

Shall we move our attention to the empty space behind the Awards Ceremony because we had a surprise FLASHMOB by the Nuffies!

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Go Team FAME!

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Watch me whip, watch me Nae Nae!

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BANG BANG BANG!

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Team SISTAR bringing sexy back!

That was not the only entertainment of the night, we also had a live band performance and Mike Leaner to get us all hyped up throughout the night :D

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Thank you for keeping us on our feet that night :)

Even though we did not want to go home that night but it had to come to an end because even the greatest of nights had to come to an end. Before the guest left we had a little special gift courtesy from the ladies at Mermaid Dreams, Bwincessnana and Michiekins! Eveyone went home with vouchers worth RM20 each to be spent at Mermaid Dreams :)

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We hope everyone enjoyed their UBER credits too as they were kind enough to give most of us a lift back home after a fun and tiring night. Also, not forgetting to thank our other sponsors of the night such as Tokyoninki and Lazada for being a part of the great night! Of course, one final thank you to G.A.B at the Tavern for the venue and hospitality :)

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Lastly, we bid everyone farewell and we hope that #Nom2HallOfFame was a memory that everyone will remember for many years to come and see you again next year.

Cheers,

The Nuffnang Team

Jack Saw
Nuffnang Community Team

1. I was a competitive golfer who used to represent my state. Bet you wouldn’t believe it if you met me in person!

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Around the time I was 12, my dad decided to teach both me and my mum to golf and after the both of us passed our handicap test, golfing was a daily family affair. We’d head over to the course around 5pm and manage to play around 5 or 6 holes before sunset. Looking back, those were wonderful family moments. I’ll always remember those times.

2. I have the same name as a very famous luxury car brand. Guess which one? Answer below. I discovered this interesting fact when I went to Germany (here’s your hint). Riddle aside, Germany is one place I want to go again because it is simply beautiful. I only managed to visit 2 places when I was there and it’s definitely on my to-visit list when the kids are older!

3. If you asked me to choose between reading and a movie, I’d take reading anytime.

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Those of you who already follow my blog might know that I actually grew up without TV. Perhaps that’s why when asked to choose now, reading always trumps watching. I shall confess that I’m thoroughly addicted to reading. I get grouchy if I don’t get to read after a prolonged period, which is probably why Hubs decided to get me books for my birthday this year, especially since I had to spend it in confinement as Baby Junior was born then! #totalgeek

4. When I was 9, my classmate wrote that her ambition was to be a housewife. I couldn’t believe her lack of ambition. I asked her repeatedly, “Why do you want to be a housewife? You can write anything else!” She replied, “I don’t know what I’d like to be and what’s wrong with being a housewife anyway?” Now I’m a housewife and she’s a career woman. #eatingmywords

5. I have a dog named Truffle, whom Hubs and I got when we were living overseas.

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While she isn’t my first pet, she is my first dog and I was really gung ho when we first got her. I did a lot of reading up on dog training and every day after work, I would rush home to train her to potty and do doggy tricks. One of my proudest achievements is training her to potty in the toilet. Regardless of whose house she’s in, she knows how to find the toilet and potty there. #ikidyounot

 

Answer to Fact 2: Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes is a Spanish name which means Grace.

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For more about me, please visit:

Website: http://graciouslittlethings.tumblr.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/graciouslittlethings

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/graciouslittlethings

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Nuffnang Community Team

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