WELCOME to Monday, August 18, 2014.
Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
The onion is named after a Latin word meaning large pearl
Potato crisps were invented by a North American Indian called George Crum
During a lifetime the average person eats about 35 tonnes of food
Within 2 hours of standing in daylight, milk loses between half and two-thirds of its vitamin B content
There are about 100,000 bacteria in one litre of drinking water
Bakers used to be fined if their loaves were under weight, so they used to add an extra loaf to every dozen,
just in case — hence, the expression “baker’s dozen
In France, people eat approximately 500,000,000 snails per year
It has been traditional to serve fish with a slice of lemon since olden times, when people believed that
the fruit’s juice would dissolve any bones accidentally swallowed
The first breakfast cereal ever produced was Shredded Wheat
Did You Know?
Reindeer like to eat bananas.
Maine is the toothpick capital of the world. How do they know that?
Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum.
American’s eat about 18 billion hot dogs a year.
The oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
The man who played the voice of Bugs Bunny was allergic to carrots.
Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine.
Every time you lick a stamp you gain 1/10 of a calorie.
Yams have 10 times more vitamin C than sweet potatoes.
Two confirmed bachelors sat talking. Their conversation drifted from politics to cooking. ‘I got a cook book once’, said the first, ‘but I could never do anything with it.’
‘Too much fancy cooking in it, eh?’ asked the second. ‘You said it. Every one of the recipes began the same way – ‘Take a clean dish and…’
Friday Movie Trivia of the day!‘ How much movie trivia can you answer?
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