Trivia of the Day for Friday

A Boeing 747’s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.

 

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

 

Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.

 

A palindrome is a sentence or group of sentences that reads the same backwards as it does forward: Ex:  ‘Red rum, sir, is murder.’ ‘Ma is as selfless as I am.’ ‘Nurse, I spy gypsies. Run!’  ‘A man, a plan, a canal – Panama.’ ‘He lived as a devil, eh?’

 

The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’

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