The Quick 10: 10 Not-So-Noble Nicknames

Sure, we all know about Peter the Great and Richard the Lion Heart, but there are some not-so flattering nicknames for various royals as well. Here are 10 of them.

10 Not-So-Noble Nicknames

1. The Beer-Jug - John George I, Elector of Saxony
2. The Cabbage - Ivailo of Bulgaria, Bulgarian Emperor
3. The Dung-Named - Constantine V, Byzantine Emperor
4. Hairy Breeches - Ragnar Lodbrok, Earl at the Danish King of Horik I
5. The Priesthater - Eric II, King of Norway
6. The Stuttering and Lame - Eric XI, King of Sweden
7. The Purple-Born - Baldwin II of Courtenay, last emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople
8. The Hunchback - Pepin, son of Charlemagne
9. The Clubfoot - Sverker I, King of Sweden
10. Flatnose - Ketil, King of the Sudreys

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Can You Find the Money in Santa’s Sack in This Hidden Image Puzzle?

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks.

Vouchercloud, a website and app for online deals, brings us this holiday-themed test of your vision just in time for Christmas. Hidden among all the identical Santa Clauses carrying sacks of presents, one financially-savvy Santa is carrying a big sack of money. Can you figure out where he is? (Warning: Spoilers below.)

Spot him yet? If you’re stumped, check out the solution below. If this one was a breeze for you, try out a few more hidden-object puzzles here, here, and here. Or if you’re looking for something with a little more real-life relevancy, try to figure out where the snake is in this photo. Happy hunting!

A hidden-object image features rows of Santas carrying sacks with the solution circled in red.


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