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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"Reach for it. Push yourself as far as you can."

Christa McAuliffe

Joke of the Day

What did the wolf say when it stubbed its toe?


Fun Fact

In 2014, a missing woman on a vacation in Iceland was found when it was discovered that she was in the search party looking for herself.

History Fact

During a Roman Triumph, soldiers sang lewd songs about their commander to amuse the crowds.

A Roman Triumph was a sort of parade. During this, a Roman General who had conquered new territory for Rome marched through the streets with his troops. They showed off the spoils of war in front of huge crowds of partygoing spectators.

There were many customs that occurred during a Triumph. One of which was for the returning Roman soldiers to sing crude and banter-like chants about their commanders, to the amusement of the crowds.

One that survived history is from Julius Caesar’s Gallic Triumph. His soldiers sang something like: “Romans hide away your wives, the bald adulterer is here. We drank away your gold in Gaul, and now we’ve come to borrow more!”

Movie/TV Trivia

Peter O’Toole was nominated for eight performance Oscars and didn’t win a single one.

Movie/TV Quote

"You've got red on you."

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Conversation Starter

What’s your favourite season? Why?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

You could be arrested if you drag a dead horse down Toronto’s Yonge Street on Sundays.


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