April 17 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

April 17 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

The first postage stam ever issued was the “Black Penny” which went on sale May 1, 1840 in Great Britain. Although more than 68 million were printed they are not scarce. In 1987 they were worth $175.

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April 16 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

April 16 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

You are right Robert James. The longest word in Webster’s Third International Dictionary is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, which is the name of a miner’s disease. The dictionary does not list aequeosalinocalcalinoceraceoaluminosocupreovitriolic, a word once used to describe the spa waters in Bristol, England.

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April 15 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

April 15 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

The average American will walk 115,000 miles or more than four times around the world during his or her lifetime. Take care of your tootsies.

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April 14, 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr

April 14, 2014 Omnibit by William Lawrence Sr.

Charles Joseph Bonaparte, the grandnephew of Napoleon was a great American. He served under President Theodore Roosevelet as Secretary of the Navy in 1905 and as U.S. Attorney General from 1906 to 1909.

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William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 4-7-14

William Lawrence Sr. Omnibit 4-7-14

The most popular baseball team in Hawaii is the New York Yankees, as they are in much of Alaska, and believe it or not, in most of Virginia, most of New Mexico, New Orleans and the east coast of Florida.

The Chicago White Sox are the most popular team in Chicago but the Cubs have the rest of northern Illinois — the Cardinals own the south part of the state — northern Indiana and most of Iowa.

The Phillies, whose home opener has been reschedule to 4:05 p.m., tomorrow, April 8, due to expected bad weather, is the most popular team in Delaware.

The New York Mets and the Oakland A’s are the most popular teams nowhere.

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William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 4-4-14

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 4-4-14

Put this in “And you think we have problems” category:  World Wide Fund for Nature reported in 2004 that 35 people were killed by spotted hyenas over 12 months in Mozambique along a 20 km stretch of road near the Tanzanian border.

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William W Lawrence Sr Omnbit Trivia 4-1-14

William W Lawrence Sr Omnbit Trivia 4-1-14

In July 1969 as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, Michael Collings orbited the sphere in the command module. During a pass over the dark side, he noticed an anomaly on the surface and photographed it.

NASA scientists later determined it to be a small city — complete with sporting arenas and monorails — made by intelligent crickets.

We hope you are having a happy April Fool’s Day.

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