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Today's Dippit!


Daily Quote

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


Seneca


Joke of the Day

What is a scarecrow's favourite fruit?


A strawberry.


Fun Fact

Hair and nails grow faster during pregnancy.

A surprising side effect of pregnancy is that nails and hair grow faster than usual. This is due to changes in hormones as well as increased blood circulation and metabolism supplying nutrients. According to Amy O'Connor, writing for What to Expect, a pregnant person's hair also "might feel thicker and look more shiny and healthy than usual." Though she warns that it can occasionally mean that the expecting "may suddenly sprout strands in places [they'd] rather not."


History Fact

Chairman Mao Zedong killed 45 million people during China's "Great Leap Forward" from 1958–1962.


Movie/TV Trivia

John Landis Loves Casting Other Directors in His Movies

Directors may have a reputation as egomaniacs that don't like to share the spotlight, but John Landis has proven happy to give other directors cameos in his films. Frank Oz and Steven Spielberg both appeared in The Blues Brothers; George Lucas popped up in Beverly Hills Cop III; Into the Night featured Amy Heckerling, David Cronenberg, Jonathan Demme, and others; and Dario Argenta played a paramedic in Innocent Blood.


Movie/TV Quote

"That's a bingo."


Inglourious Basterds (2009)


Conversation Starter

Where is the best place to take a date?


Writing Prompt


Weird Laws

Montana: No “folf”

Anyone who’s driven through Montana has inevitably wondered, “how far could I throw a Frisbee over the plains?” Those who seek answers, avoid Helena; it is illegal to play “folf” (that’s “Frisbee golf”) anywhere not deemed a sanctioned “folf course.” Curiosity could cost you $500 or six months jail time.

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