Where strange fact and stranger fiction collide
So I have this knew thing where I try to learn one knew thing a day, then write it down, I thought I would share those with you. It is only a half a month this time because I started it on the 16th.
16- Due to the cost of sugar Jelly and jams could only be bought by the rich and cost as much as a port irate
17-South Africa is the first country to constitutionally protect gays
18 In The Dark Knight rises Anne Hathaway’s character Selina Kyle is never referred to as Cat woman
19 Minivar is an ermine whose fur changes during the seasons.
20 – There have been 14 vice presidents that have become president.
21- Hemmingway thought that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was the greatest English language novel ever written.
22 Singer Bishop Briggs took her stage name from the name of the Scottish town where her parents met. She pretty much had to take a pseudonym because her real name is Sarah Mcloughlin
23 The first man to urinate on the moon was Buzz Aldrin
24 Under the Hammurabi Code, bartenders who watered down beer were punished by execution.
25 Despite what we all believe the first inter-racial on TV, kiss was not on Star Trek, but between Sammy Davis Jr and Nancy Sinatra.
26 in the Marvel comics, Tony Stark’s buddy Rhody was the leader of the west coast Avengers while wearing the silver Centurion suit.
27 Cherophobia is the fear of fun.
28 Mardi gras or Shrove Tuesday is also Pancake day in England, where people run around in races flipping pancakes.