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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?"

Robert H. Schuller

Joke of the Day

How do you get a squirrel to like you?

Act like a nut!

Fun Fact

The first oranges weren’t orange

The original oranges from Southeast Asia were a tangerine-pomelo hybrid, and they were actually green. In fact, oranges in warmer regions like Vietnam and Thailand still stay green through maturity. For more interesting facts, find out which “orange” came first: the color or the fruit.

History Fact

In the Ancient Olympics, athletes performed naked.

The athletes did this to imitate the Gods, but also to help them easily clear toxins from their skin through sweating after each attempt at a sport.

In fact, the word “gymnastics” comes from the Ancient Greek words “gumnasía” (“athletic training, exercise”) and “gumnós” (“naked”).

This translates as “to train naked”.

Movie/TV Trivia

The original raw footage of Apocalypse Now consisted of 1,250,000 feet of film which is over 230 hours’ worth.

Movie/TV Quote

"It's the fucking Catalina Wine Mixer."

Step Brothers (2008)

Conversation Starter

If you could only pack one thing for a trip (besides clothing) what would it be?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

New Jersey

New Jersey is now the last state where you’re not allowed to pump your own gas. Chris Christie once tried to blame this on women, but it’s divisive enough that you can probably find the scapegoat of your choice. Anyway, stay in your car when you’re filling up in Jersey. You don’t have to tip the person who comes out to pump your gas, but a buck or two is always nice.


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