Mayday William Lawrence Sr Omnibit

The distress call mayday mayday mayday — note it’s always said three times — has nothing to do with the month of May. It comes from the French m’aider which means “help me”.

Mayday William Lawrence Sr Omnibit
Mayday William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 5-1-19

Coronal mass ejections William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-3-18

Power to the entire province of Quebec was lost on March 13, 1989 when coronal mass ejections from the Sun sent a billion-ton cloud of gas our way which just happened to hit the French speaking part of Canada.

The outage lasted about 12 hours.

Coronal mass ejections William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-3-18

Coronal mass ejections William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 3-3-18

 

 

Beauharnais William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 2-17-24

Who was Josephine de Beauharnais? She was the wife of Alexandre de Beauharnais who was guillotined by progressive social justice warriors in Paris on July 23, 1794. Josephine would go on to marry a guy named Napoleon and become empress of France. Alexandre’s grandson became Napoleon III, emperor of France. Take that progressives.

Beauharnais William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 2-17-24

Who was Josephine de Beauharnais? She was the wife of Alexandre de Beauharnais who was guillontined by progressive social justice warriors in Paris on July 23, 1794. Josephine would go on to marry a guy named Napoleon and become empress of France. Alexandre's grandson would become Napoleon III, emperor of France. Take that progressives. 

William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-14-22

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.

first president to have a bathtub

Captain Hanson Gregory William Lawrence Sr Omnibit 10-13-22

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.

Captain Hanson Gregory

Bigger than the Principality of Monaco William Lawrence Sr Cryptowit 10-4-22

Ridley Creek State Park in Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia suburbs is exactly 6.7 times bigger than the Principality of Monaco.

Bigger than the Principality of Monaco William Lawrence Sr Cryptowit 10-4-22