Trivia of the Day for Monday

A cow’s sweat glands are in its nose.

An ostrich’s intestinal track is up to 45 feet long.

The name of the dog on a box of Cracker Jacks is Bingo.

Ernest Lawrence Thayer, who penned “Casey at the Bat,” received five dollars for penning that particular piece in 1888.

Wilt Chamberlain, was 7 feet, one inch tall – his parents were only five feet, eight inches tall.

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Trivia of the Day for Sunday

The Pet Rock was invented by Gary Dahl. Whatever happened to Gary Dahl?

Eyelashes usually last around five months.

Mulberry Garden was once the center of prostitution in London, England. Today, it is the site of Buckingham Palace.

The circumference of the Earth at the equator is 24,896 miles.

According to some surveys – not that I would have commissioned this particular one – the average person will use the bathroom six times during the average workday.

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Trivia of the Day for Saturday

Reykjavik, Iceland is warmer than Chicago, Illinois during the winter.

John Wayne had an 18-inch neck.

According to an old Massachusetts law, you’re not allowed to shave while driving a car.

A parrot’s vocabulary is generally no more than twenty words.

The average American eats 286 eggs per year.

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Afternoon Bonus Trivia

The first company to put beer in a can was the Krueger Brewing Company of Newark, NJ in 1935.

They began test-marketing their Cream Ale this way in Richmond, Virginia on January 24, 1935.

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Trivia of the Day for Friday

Fidel Castro was voted Cuba’s best schoolboy athlete in 1944. He was a left-handed pitcher.

Right-handed people tend to scratch themselves with their left-hand. Vice-versa for lefties.

Chuck Berry has a degree in cosmetology from Gibbs Beauty College. Maybe that’s why he went into music.

A dog’s normal body temperature is 101 degrees Fahrenheit.

A bee will flap its wings 300 times per second.

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Trivia of the Day for Thursday

While the state of Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the USA, that’s really not true: technically, it is #47. Congress “forgot” to vote on admitting Ohio into the Union until August 7, 1953.

The tallest building in the world in 1885 was The Home Insurance Company in Chicago. It was nine stories tall.

A female praying mantis will devour her male sexual partner while mating.

A fly’s taste buds are in its feet.

Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin was the second man to walk on the moon. His mother’s maiden name was “Moon.”

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Trivia of the Day for Wednesday

In 1915, a telephone call from New York to San Francisco cost $20.70 for the first three minutes.

The “Delicious” variety of apples were originally known as “Hawkeyes.”

Queen Anne of England (1665 – 1714) outlived all 17 of her children.

The tallest man in the world, Robert Wadlow, was 8 feet eleven inches tall. He died at the age of 22, in 1949, due to an infection caused by leg braces he needed to be able to stand on his feet.

Squirrels live to be about nine years old.

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