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Daily Quote

"Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence."

George Eliot

Joke of the Day

I had a neck brace fitted years ago and I've never looked back since.

Fun Fact

It snowed in the Sahara desert for 30 minutes on the 18th February 1979.

So far, this is the only known time in history that it snowed in the Sahara!

Unsurprisingly, the snow melted away very quickly.

History Fact

Tea Time

During the Victorian period, many tea cups had special guards on the top to keep mens’ mustaches from becoming dipped in the tea. Fittingly, they were called mustache cups.

Movie/TV Trivia

The US title for the exceptionally wonderful A Matter of Life and Death was Stairway to Heaven. The UK had no stairway. Denied.

Movie/TV Quote

"What we've got here is a failure to communicate."

Cool Hand Luke, 1967

Conversation Starter

What do you think is a good age to start dating?

Writing Prompt

How Do You React When Provoked?

Weird Laws

Oklahoma

You. Yes, you. Paying attention? Good. No making glue out of dead skunks.

Food Thing

Fugu – Japan

Made famous by The Simpsons, this little delicacy has the potential to be deadly if prepared incorrectly. As such, only chefs that have been drilled to perfection are allowed to handle the serving of the pufferfish. Still, it’s said to make one mean little sashimi dish.