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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"Done is better than perfect."

Sheryl Sandberg

Joke of the Day

Today at the bank, an old lady asked me to help check her balance. So I pushed her over.

Fun Fact

Mr. Cherry breaks all the records you've never heard of.

Japan's record breaker for most records broken is Cherry Yoshitake, a children's entertainer who goes by "Mr. Cherry." In 2018 alone, Mr. Cherry set one-minute records for the most pairs of underwear pulled on (36), the most baked beans eaten (71), and the most apples bobbed (37).

History Fact

Burned at the Stake

One expert suggests that as many as 600,000 people who were designated “witches” perished during the medieval period.

Movie/TV Trivia

Ariel from The Little Mermaid and Barbie from Toy Story 3 are both voiced by the same person, Jodi Benson.

Movie/TV Quote

“Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.”

The Godfather Part II, 1974

Conversation Starter

How often do you go to the library?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

It Is Illegal to Swear in the U.A.E.

In the Muslim United Arab Emirates, swearing could get you fined, jailed or deported. Under Article 373 of the UAE Penal Code, "swearing disgraces the honour or the modesty of a person."

This isn't just for saying the inappropriate words aloud. It includes indecent physical gestures and extends to your text messages and social media, as well. Not even indecent emojis are allowed.

Earlier this year, the British Express reported a man sent an angry message to a car dealer who seemingly did him wrong. He was threatened with three weeks in jail for his choice of words.

If you have a potty mouth, be sure it's in check before you visit!


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