top of page
Single Post: Blog_Single_Post_Widget

Today's Dippit!


Daily Quote

"I used to think I was indecisive, but now I’m not too sure."

Unknown

Writing Prompt

What Would You Do if You Won the Lottery?

Conversation Starter

What is your very favourite letter of the alphabet? Why?

Joke of the Day

Two antennas met on a roof, fell in love and got married. The ceremony wasn't much, but the reception was excellent.

Fun Fact

A lion’s roar can be heard from 5 miles away.

To be more specific, a lion can roar as loud as 114 decibels, which is roughly 25 times louder than a gas-powered lawnmower.

History Fact

“Fox Tossing” was once a popular sport.

Popular with Europe’s aristocracy during the 17th and 18th century, fox tossing would involve a person – or a couple – throwing a fox as far and as high as they could!

Weird Laws

Alaska

The internet is very excited about all Alaska’s weird moose laws, like the supposed illegality of giving a moose a beer or the aforementioned law against shoving one out of an airplane. Unfortunately, those are all old and/or fake, but here’s one that’s still moose-adjacent: If you kill a moose (or any big game animal) no matter the circumstances, you gotta at least try to salvage the meat so people can eat it. Hope you know how to do that.

Food Thing

Lasagnetta at Rubirosa in New York City

These days, Manhattan's Little Italy tends to be filled with more tourist traps than true Italian restaurants, but Rubirosa in Nolita is definitely doing away with this stereotype.

Opened by the pizza-royalty family behind Staten Island's popular Joe & Pat's, the restaurant churns out savory thin-crust pizza, homemade pasta and a super-cheesy chicken parm.

But the best thing on the menu is the lasagnetta, made with a narrower version of lasagna noodles, plus sausage, meatballs and, of course, a copious helping of melted mozzarella cheese.

Movie/TV Trivia

Pulp Fiction

The shot of Vincent plunging the syringe into Mia's chest was filmed by having John Travolta pull the needle out, then running the film backwards.Watch carefully and you'll see a mark on Mia's chest disappear when she's revived (YouTube).

Movie/TV Quote

"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in."

The Godfather: Part III, 1990

bottom of page