December 20 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
It took Noah Webster 36 years to write his dictionary.
December 19 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
The American Medical Assoiciation tells us that the common cold carries an annual $1.5 billion (in 1987) in lost wages and medical costs. The 30 million days lost of work or school are figured into the heavy price of 100 million yearly colds.
Omnibit Trivia 12-18-13 by William W. Lawrence Sr.
No, Robert James, Kentucky is not even in the top three when it comes to horse population. California is number one, followed by Texas and Oklahoma.
December 17 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
The theory, held by a number of scientists, that the Chinese Wall could be seen from the moon was put to rest when U.S. astronauts reported that no trace of human endeavors could be seen from only a few thousand miles.
December 14 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
You can figure that at at the height of the mosquito season there will be about 10 trillion of the insects buzzing across the United States. That comes out to 41,000 mosquitos for every red-blooded American. If mosquitoes were dollars we could pay off the federal debt. Well, over half of it anyway.
December 13 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
The Air Force is shooting dead chickens from a 20-foot cannon at some of its airplanes. The boys in blue, with very straight faces, tell us they are learning to bird-proof their jets.
December 12 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
No Christopher, neither California nor Florida has the highest number of registered boats. That honor goes to Alabama. (At least as of 1983)
December 11 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
About half of you drivers are operating cars that are a quart low on oil. Not good. Not good for the cars.
December 7 2013 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
Tiny Belgium about the size of Maryland has had so many battles fought within its borders (Waterloo, The Bulge are among them) that it has acquired the nickname “The Cock-pit of Europe”
December 6 Omnibit Trivia by William W. Lawrence Sr.
The first gold record was “I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles” by Ben Selven. The million seller was put out by Victor in 1919.