Hat tip, Tom C
No Robert James, the words “chili” “chocolate” “coyote” and “tomato” did come to us from Spain. They were given to the English language by the Aztecs.
Q — Was William Howard Taft the first president to have a bathtub installed in the White House.
A — No. That was Millard Fillmore. Taft, at 300 pounds, was the first president to get stuck in a bathtup at the White House.
Sure you know that the doughnut cutter was invented by John F. Blondel of Maine in 1872, but how about giving a little credit to Sea Captain Hanson Gregory who actually invented the doughnut hole itself. That was in 1847.
Ridley Creek State Park in Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia suburbs is exactly 6.7 times bigger than the Principality of Monaco.
Never know when a monarch is going to sack out. Louis XIV owned 413 beds.
A flea can leap 13 inches. That’s 150 times it’s own length and would be equivalent to you or me jumping the distance of two football fields.
The average $50 bill will remain in circulation 12.2 years before it is too worn to use.
Pumpkins are a fruit. Believe it, Anthony.
Only one country separates Finland from North Korea. Take a guess as to which.