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Today's Dippit!


Daily Quote

"A friend to all is a friend to none."

Aristotle

Writing Prompt

What Would Your Fantasy Spring Break Be Like?

Conversation Starter

Does having a day off for a holiday increase or decrease productivity at work?

Joke of the Day

Why did the math book look so sad?

Because of all of its problems!

Fun Fact

Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt once ditched a White House dinner party to go on a joyride flight to Baltimore.

History Fact

Wake Up Call

Before modern technology made their profession all but obsolete, people would hire “knocker-ups” to wake them for work; these knocker-ups would generally tap a long stick at their clients’ windows. This still sounds better than being woken up by the default Apple alarm ring tone, to be honest.

Weird Laws

Virginia: No skunks as pets

In Prince William County, it is illegal to keep a skunk as a pet. Man, the law stinks.

Food Thing

Saganaki at Sagittarius in Skala, Greece

"Saganaki" can actually refer to any Grecian appetizer prepped in a "sagani" frying pan. But the most ubiquitous app is Greek cheese, usually halloumi, fried up and adorned with tangy lemon juice and pepper. It can be served with bread or veggies or — why not? — eaten straight up.

The dish is popular around the world, but of course best enjoyed in Grecian restaurants like Sagittarius, which serves a simply delicious rendition.

Movie/TV Trivia

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

Wand school was obligatory for several of the cast members. The actors and actresses would attend a boot camp, in order to be instructed how to move and use a wand properly.

Movie/TV Quote

"What a dump."

Beyond the Forest, 1949

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