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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories."

George Eliot

Joke of the Day

What did the janitor say when he jumped out of the closet? SUPPLIES!

Fun Fact

A swarm of 20,000 bees followed a car for two days because their queen was stuck inside.

When the car parked, the thousands of bees swarmed onto the car and had to be taken off by beekeepers.

The next day, the bees were back on the car because the queen was still inside and the swarm had to be taken off again.

History Fact

The Eastern Roman Empire’s weapon called Greek Fire was used in ship-mounted flamethrowers.

The secret of how to make Greek Fire was lost with the fall of the Roman Empire.

This weapon so unique and deadly due to the fact that throwing water onto it would only feed the fire. It was almost gelatinous in texture and would stick to things.

It was mostly used in naval warfare, as the large flamethrowers needed for its projectile use could be better accommodated by ships rather than infantry.

The Greek Fire would easily demolish a fleet of wood and canvas ships floating on water.

Movie/TV Trivia

While Titanic holds the record for consecutive weeks at the top spot (15), E.T. beats it by one in total weeks at Number One.

Movie/TV Quote

"Wax on, wax off."

The Karate Kid, 1984

Conversation Starter

What was your best friend’s name growing up?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

South Carolina: No working (or dancing!) on Sundays

Good news: In South Carolina it is still illegal to work on Sundays! Bad news: it is also illegal to dance on Sundays. Fans of work and/or footwork will both be happy to hear, these antiquated laws are in the process of being repealed.

Food Thing

It is almost impossible to find out what all the ingredients are that Papa John's uses in its pizzas.


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