William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-11-14
Sure you know that the doughnut cutter was invented by John F. Blondel of Maine in 1872, but how about giving a little credit ot Sea Captain Hanson Gregory who actually invented the doughnut hole itself. That was in 1847.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-10-14
When Al Capone, the world’s most famous bootlegger was buried, all saloons in Chicago closed for two hours as a sign of mourning. Al would have liked that.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-9-14
Queen Elizabeth was the first English ruler to use a fork. The deed caused a mild uproar and one clergyman preached that it was an “insult to God, when He had given us fingers with which to eat our meat.”
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-8-14
A Kentucky woman, under the law, can marry as many times as she wants but only four times to the same fellow. At least as of 1983.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-7-14
There is a tree in India larger than the average Walmart.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-6-14
Tamanend, a Delaware Indian chief, was called Tammany by the white men. He was famous for his wisdome and some Revolutionary War soldiers called him the “patron saint of the Republic”. Tammany Hall was named for him.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-2-14
Ridley Creek State Park in Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia suburbs is exactly 6.7 times bigger than the Principality of Monaco.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-1-14
The chickadee is the state bird of Maine. W.C. Fields never saw a little chickadee.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 9-30-14
Never know when a monarch is going to sack out. Louis XIV owned 413 beds.
William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 9-29-14
What could be the largest cigar capable of being smoked took 1,503 full tobacco leaves and 315 man hours to manufacture. It measured 12-and-a-half feet.