WELCOME to Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Random, Useless, Hilarious and Funny Historical Trivia…
The Romans ate lead as a cure for diarrhea. Lead is poisonous and thus killed off the entire Roman upper class within two centuries.
George Washington’s “wooden” dentures were reputedly made from hippopotamus ivory and were mounted on gold.
Queen Elizabeth I of England was completely bald. She lost her hair after suffering from smallpox at the age of 29. To disguise her loss she always wore a wig.
After failing to cure the daughter of the Emperor Yizong [860-874] of a fever, the 20 best doctors in China were all beheaded.
William Pitt the Younger [1759-1806], former British Prime Minister, was advised by his doctors to cure his gout by drinking a bottle of port a day. He died from cirrhosis of the liver, aged 46.
When the grey exterior of the Presidential mansion was painted white to cover the fire damage caused by British forces in the War of 1812,
the change in color brought about the change in name of the building to the White House.
The designer of the Statue of Liberty, French sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, used his wife as the model for the body and his mother as the model for the face.
In the nursery rhyme *Jack and Jill, Jack represented the French King, Louis XVI and Jill, his wife, was Marie Antoinette.
In 1912 the Titanic was sailing at 22 knots when she hit the iceberg.
George Washington wrote in 1774 that ‘no thinking man’ in America wanted independence from England?
That’s my story and I’m sticking to it! Have a great Thursday people, and whatever you do, don’t forget to LAUGH IT UP! Peace, I am outta here, Eucman!
“A package of salad mix that was sold in a Florida Walmart was found to contain a dead bat. This is shocking news – someone shopping at Walmart bought a salad.” -Conan O’Brien
“According to a new report, Amazon is now worth twice as much as Walmart. In response, Walmart announced that they’re planning to open a second checkout lane.” -Seth Meyers
“There is a new trend in U.K. corporate policy where employees are being given paid time off so that they can acclimate a new pet to their home. They’re calling it ‘pawternity’ leave. Paid time off for pets should not be a thing. Here is how that discussion should go: ‘Excuse me, boss, I want to get a new dog, but I need a week off to bond with the animal.’ And your boss goes, ‘Oh, OK, cool. You’re fired.'” -James Corden
G U A R A N T E D T O M A K E Y O U L A F F….
The thrill is gone from my marriage,” one buddy told another.
“Why not add some intrigue to your life and have an affair?”
“But what if my wife finds out?”
“Heck, this is a new age we live in. Go ahead and tell her about it!”
So the guy went home and said, “Dear, I think an affair will bring us closer together.”
“Forget it,” said his wife. “I’ve tried that so many times and it never worked.”
Wednesday’s Movie Trivia of the day!‘ What movie is this quote from???
‘Blame is for God and small children.’
ANSWER: Papillon! Spoken by Degas (Dustin Hoffman) to Papillon (Steve McQueen).
Thursday Movie Trivia of the day! What movie is this quote from???
‘The weak are always trying to sabotage the strong.’
Wednesday’s Quizzler is……….
In this teaser, you are to start with the letter ‘I’ and then each time add a letter and shuffle it to make a new word. You need to continue this process until you reach the word ‘CAMPING’.
Not including ‘I’, you must do this in six (6) turns.
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C A M P I N G
Thursday’s Quizzler is……….
What phrase is described by the following rebus?
TODAY’S QUIZZMASTER OF THE DAY AWARD GOES TO MS. ANDREA L. BANKS! NICE STEP SOLVING BANKS!
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