A town once dedicated to soap production still exists today.
Port Sunlight is a picturesque village near Liverpool that attracts thousands of tourists each year due to its charming setting and outstanding examples of nineteenth-century English architecture. Its origins, however, are deeply entwined with the gritty life of nineteenth-century industrial workers. Indeed, following the expansion and subsequent relocation of his firm, the Lever Brothers, in 1888, William Lever built the village to provide a comfortable home for his workers. Lever continued to build a business empire while supporting his workers by campaigning for shorter working hours, better education, and better conditions, naming the village Port Sunlight after his most successful brand of soap. The town is still as charming a
A school district in California considered prohibiting the use of Merriam-Collegiate Webster's Dictionary.
By sowing this unusual plant, the soil's physio-chemical characteristics are altered, increasing the levels of nitrogen and potassium.