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Today's Dippit!


“Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing.”



How many apples grow on a tree?

All of them!

Fun Fact

The world's largest man-made oyster reef was created in Maryland.


Due to overfishing and disease, the oyster population in Maryland's Chesapeake Bay was seriously suffering. But thanks to dedicated work by scientists at the Horn Point Laboratory, the Army Corps, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Nature Conservancy, the state is now the location of the world's largest man-made oyster reef. Home to more than one billion oysters, the area is a no-fishing zone, which will hopefully give the population a chance to recover.

Reading Fact

The largest collection consists of 1.5 million books!

According to the Guinness World Records, the largest privately owned collection of books is a massive 1.5 million.

They are owned by John Q. Benham who lives in Indiana in the USA.

He has to keep them in lots of different places because he doesn’t have enough space in his house.

They are in the garage, in his two-storey building and even outside!

History Fact

The 1929 Wall Street Crash Did Not Cause a Rash of Suicides


On Black Tuesday, October 24th, 1929, the most shocking stock market crash occurred in U.S. history. It is widely believed that this financial crisis caused countless deaths by suicide, but this was not the case. There were two.

Movie/TV Trivia

Marla Singer’s line of “I haven’t been fucked like that since grade school” in Fight Club was an alternative to the line “I want to have your abortion”. Head of Fox 2000, Laura Ziskin, said David Fincher could have any line but the original. Hating the new line even more, she still stood by her promise.

Movie/TV Quote

"I don't want to survive, I want to live!"



This quote has stayed with me for many years. We shouldn't just accept a life of complacently "surviving", we need to experience the world to really be a part of it.

Conversation Starter

Which do you prefer, popular music or relatively unknown music?

Writing Prompt


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