Did you know…

 

In 1700’s London, you could purchase insurance against going to Hell?

Proof positive there’s a policy for everything.

 

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And yes, it’s that time again.

 

 

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President Andrew Jackson’s parrot Poll cursed so loudly during his master’s funeral he had to be removed.

Parrots…

You never know what the little bastards will do.

 

 

The LEGO company was founded in Denmark in the 1930’s.

It’s name is an abbreviation for the words leg godt which mean “play well”.

 

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A crocodile’s tongue is attached to the roof of it’s mouth so it doesn’t accidentally bite it when snapping down on prey.

 

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There is a canine condition known as Frito Feet.

It’s a bacterial foot infection that smells like corn chips.

Sorry Fido.

 

 

 

In ancient Greece women counted their age from the day they were married.

This works for me.

I’m 35.

 

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The Hawaiian alphabet only contains 12 letters. Five vowels and seven consonants.

You’d think that would make spelling their names easier, but it doesn’t.

 

 

The most common name for a goldfish in America is Jaws.

 

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37 thoughts on “Did you know…”

      1. Oh, I need to tell you – skip my post on Friday. It’s titled “For Those Who Are Thrones Bereft”. Major spoiler in the way of a meme for anyone who hasn’t seen GOT yet. It’s just a silly post about a lamp anyway..

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  1. I loved that show Key and Peele! That was one of the funniest bits they had, with all the sports players introducing themselves by saying their super long and weird names, lol!

    I bet John Bobbit wishes he had that insurance!

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  2. So, question: what if you’re on your second marriage? How does that figure in with the age thing? Cuz until that gets figured out, I’m ageless! Ha! I love trivia! Must start adding Jeopardy into my evening routine again! Mona

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  3. Okay, so we won’t even discuss how divorce ages you. Even so, I’m going to okay the years I’ve actually been married; but there were about five years in between marriages and I’m not adding those in. A woman’s gotta draw the line somewhere! So 8 plus 22. I guess I’m 30 years old. I can live with that.

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