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Daily Quote

"Because brothers don’t let each other wander in the dark alone."

Jolene Perry

Joke of the Day

Which state has the most streets?

Rhode Island.

Fun Fact

Strawberries can be red, yellow, green or white.

This of course refers to the different maturity stages of a strawberry.

Before it’s ripe and red, it will be green. Yellow strawberries are a different type altogether – called Alpine Strawberries.

History Fact

The Moscow Drought

When Russians got lost in the revelry after the defeat of Germany in World War II, Moscow literally ran out of vodka. Considering this is a country that later encouraged citizens to drink vodka to stave off cancer in the aftermath of Chernobyl, I’m shocked.

Movie/TV Trivia

The sirens heard in the casino scene in Swingers were police on their way to stop the film makers who were shooting without a permit.

Movie/TV Quote

"They call it a Royale with cheese."

Pulp Fiction, 1994

Conversation Starter

What three things do you want to be remembered for?

Writing Prompt

Do You Perform Better When You’re Competing or When You’re Collaborating?

Weird Laws

Illinois: No "fancy" bike riding

Listen here, city slicker: Galesburg city law strictly prohibits “fancy riding” of any bicycle on city streets, particularly riding with both hands removed from the handlebars, both feet removed from the pedals, or “any acrobatic” shenanigans on your fancy velocipede. According to a Galesburg police officer, “I suspect the trick riding ordinance came during a time or concern about bicyclist safety and perhaps crashes involving bicyclists.” It is seldom enforced.

Food Thing

Consuming dairy may cause acne.