But Did you know????

It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the “honeymoon”.

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If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will
instantly go mad and sting itself to death. (Who was the sadist who
discovered this??)

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Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to s-l-o-w film down
so you could see his moves. That’s the opposite of the norm.

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The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

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The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per
side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.

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There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange,
purple and silver.

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Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin
look-alike contest.

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The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player
for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.

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An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman
to take more than three steps backwards while dancing!

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The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book
most often stolen from public libraries.

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The glue on Israeli postage is certified kosher.

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In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase……… “goodnight, sleep tight.”

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Celery has negative calories. It takes more calories to eat a
piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.

 

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