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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

“Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.”

Grandma Moses

Joke of the Day

Why shouldn’t you trust stairs?

Because they are always up to something.

Fun Fact

Some people have an extra bone in their knee (and it's getting more common).

If you were under the impression that the human body had finished evolving, think again. It turns out that some people have a bone in their knee called a fabella. And while this particular little bone with an unknown purpose was once fading away, over the last century and a half, it's gotten more common. Back in 1875, nearly 18 percent of people examined had a fabella. That number dropped to 11 percent by 1918. However, by 2018, 39 percent of individuals had this mysterious bone.

History Fact

Captain Morgan Actually Existed

Yes, face of the well-loved rum brand was a totally real guy. He was a Welsh privateer who fought alongside the English against the Spanish in the Caribbean in the 1660s and 1670s. His first name was Henry and was knighted by King Charles II of England. His exact birth date is unknown, but it was sometime around 1635. He died in Jamaica in 1688, apparently very rich.

Movie/TV Trivia

Cast Away

To make himself look like an average out of shape middle aged man Tom Hanks didn't exercise and allowed himself to grow pudgy. Production was then halted for a year so he could lose fifty pounds and grow out his hair for his time spent on the deserted island.

Movie/TV Quote

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


Conversation Starter

How often do you go to the library?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

Money Matters

Destroying currency is considered an offence in Turkey. It means insulting the national flag and could lead to jail time ranging between six months to as long as three years. Thailand also considers stepping on any currency as an act of disrespect.


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