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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"It’s time to say goodbye to the person we’ve become, who we’ve worked so hard to perfect, and to make some crucial decisions in becoming who we’re going to be."

Stephen Colbert

Joke of the Day

What was the first animal in space?

The cow that jumped over the moon

Fun Fact

Donkey Kong got his name because his creator believed “donkey” meant “stupid” in English and wanted to convey the impression that the character was a “Stupid Ape”.

History Fact

In Ancient Asia, death by elephant was a popular form of execution.

As elephants are very intelligent and easy to train, it proved easy enough to train them as executioners and torturers.

They could be taught to slowly break bones, crush skulls, twist off limbs, or even execute people using large blades fitted to their tusks.

In some parts of Asia this method of execution was still popular up to the late 19th century.

Movie/TV Trivia

Michael Myers mask in Halloween is just a Captain Kirk mask altered slightly and painted white.

Movie/TV Quote

"Is this your king?"

Black Panther (2018)

Conversation Starter

What’s the weirdest dream you’ve ever had?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws


One of the popular-but-fake-sounding weird laws for Pennsylvania is that you can’t catch a fish with your mouth. Because I care, I went deep into the Gettysburg Times archives and found, from 2010, a reference to what is apparently still a very real law forbidding you from catching a fish in your mouth. Sometimes the internet is good.


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