Trivia of the Day for Monday

The expression ‘to get fired’ comes from long ago Clans that wanted to get rid of unwanted people, so they would burn their houses instead of killing them, creating the term ‘Got fired’.

 

”I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

 

Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

 

The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

 

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

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2 responses to “Trivia of the Day for Monday

  1. Susie Johnston-Forte

    Michael, I respectfully disagree. The shortest complete sentence in the English language is “No.” 🙂

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