Fun Fact of the Day

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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 7th January, 2018, 9:56 pm

7 January, 2018:
In 2014, a man sued McDonald's 1.5 million dollars for "undue mental anguish" because he only received one napkin.
Henry Clay compromised the being of the United States.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 8th January, 2018, 9:34 pm

8 January, 2018:
The Articles of Confederation had a clause stating that if Canada ever wanted to join the United States, they could do so without any problems.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 9th January, 2018, 10:09 pm

9 January, 2018:
Apple buys parts for phones from Samsung.
Henry Clay compromised the being of the United States.
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Unread postby Cobalt » 9th January, 2018, 10:38 pm

Did you know that male otters drown and rape baby seals? :err:
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 10th January, 2018, 9:03 pm

10 January, 2018:
The Vatican City is the country that drinks the most wine per capita at 74 liters per citizen per year.
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Unread postby wolbre04 » 10th January, 2018, 10:57 pm

January 10, 2018:
Four franchises - the Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars - have never even been to the Super Bowl.
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Unread postby scottnesss » 11th January, 2018, 3:48 pm

The UK Diplomatic Service officials discussed relocating the entire population of Hong Kong (5.5 million people) to Northern Ireland in 1983.
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Unread postby CelticSky » 11th January, 2018, 8:45 pm

The word for "bicycle" in Polish and Belarusian (Rower & Rovar respectivley) are derived from the name of the UK Rover car company, which originaly made bicycles.

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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 11th January, 2018, 10:25 pm

11 January, 2018:
Mark Twain invented the modern bra clasp.
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Unread postby Petre » 12th January, 2018, 11:37 pm

12 January, 2018:
King Henry VIII slept with a gigantic ax beside him.
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Unread postby Woollyhoolly » 14th January, 2018, 4:02 am

13 january 2018:

Peter ask Temi whether he could do a fact but he forgot.

And now it’s the 14th.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 14th January, 2018, 10:46 pm

14 January, 2018:
John Tyler, the tenth preside of the United States, was born in the 1700s yet has two living grandchildren.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby CelticSky » 15th January, 2018, 1:37 am

Bonus fact:
Some interior fittings from the Titanic's identical sister ship, the Olympic, survive in a small hotel in Alnwick,Northumberland UK.
These include Wood panelling, mirrors, a ceiling and stained glass windows from the first class lounge, parts of the grand staircases, and a revolving door from an onboard resteraunt.

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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Calcifer » 15th January, 2018, 7:56 am

Similarly an Olympic fact, it's the only merchant ship to have sunk an enemy ship in WW1. It rammed a U-Boat.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 15th January, 2018, 9:04 pm

15 January, 2018:
Andy’s evil neighbor Sid from Toy Story returns briefly as the garbage man in Toy Story 3.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 16th January, 2018, 9:39 pm

16 January, 2018:
There are no clocks in Las Vegas casinos.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 17th January, 2018, 9:14 pm

17 January, 2018:
According to new research, new friends become better friends over time if they have similar levels of social anxiety.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 18th January, 2018, 9:47 pm

18 January, 2018:
Henry VIII wrote while he was king; he authored a 30,000 word novella titled “Defense of the Seven Sacraments” as a defense of the Catholic church against Martin Luther. Then he left the Catholic church.
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Re: Fun Fact of the Day

Unread postby Petre » 19th January, 2018, 10:10 pm

Apparently to keep his burial spot a secret, every person who attended Genghis Khan's funeral was executed, including the executioners later on.
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