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I bet you didn’t know….


A woodpecker pecks wood 12,000 times a day.



But I did, because…




Did you know…

Welsh mercenary bowmen in the medieval period only wore one shoe at a time?




Well, you have to admit, a pair will definitely last longer that way.


Did you know…

The liquid inside a young coconut can be used as a substitute for blood plasma in an emergency?



It’s official.

I shall never bleed out…


Did you know…

During his lifetime, Herman Melville’s classic novel of the sea Moby Dick only sold 50 copies?

That’s a frighteningly small number of Dicks….





Did you know…

Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button?



It’s true, but you have to admire his work out routine.


Did you know…

Apollo 11 only had 12 seconds of fuel left when it landed?




That’s some high tech NASA equipment right there.


Did you know…

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his hat to keep his head cool and changed it every two innings?

Why not…

Anything beats eating it.













I bet you didn’t know….


Flying fish and Coo Coo is the national dish of Barbados.




But I did, because….




Did you know….

When CBS broadcast the first ever color television show they were the only ones who actually owned a color television?




Did you know…

The Egyptian hieroglyph for one hundred thousand is a tadpole?

Kind of makes you wonder what they were counting…



Did you know…

A snallygaster is a mythical dragon like beast that supposedly haunts rural Maryland?

And all this time I thought it was just David Hasslehoff.




Did you know…

Lachanophobia is the fear of vegetables?

Like kale.

That shit is everywhere.




Did you know…

Aztec emperor Montezuma had a nephew named Cuitlahac?

Roughly translated Cuitlahac means “plenty of excrement”.

Clearly Monty’s sister had a sense of humor.



Did you know…

In Japan, robots pay union dues.

Which answers the age old age question…

Who killed Jimmy Hoffa?