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Today's Dippit!

Quote

“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”


Mark Twain


Joke

I ate a clock yesterday, it was very time consuming.


Fun Fact

The scientific name for Giant Anteater is Myrmecophaga Tridactyla. This means “ant eating with three fingers”.


History Fact

Before becoming pope, Pius II wrote a popular erotic book, The Tale of Two Lovers.


Movie/TV Trivia

Gene Hackman Was Originally Going to Play Hannibal Lecter

Speaking of Hannibal the cannibal, while Anthony Hopkins turned the crazy-smart serial killer into an unforgettable cultural touchstone, the role was originally supposed to go to Gene Hackman, who bought the rights to The Silence of the Lambs and had planned on directing the film himself. He backed off the project when he decided that the role was too dark for his taste.


Movie/TV Quote

"The stuff that dreams are made of."


The Maltese Falcon, 1941


Conversation Starter

If you had the opportunity to invent a new ice cream flavor, what would it be?


Writing Prompt

What is something I would miss if I no longer had it?


Weird Laws

It is Illegal to Fly a Kite in Victoria, Australia

In Australia's southeastern tip of Victoria, home to Melbourne, it is illegal to fly a kite in a public space if it bothers another person. In fact, you cannot even play a game in a public place if it annoys someone else.

Listed as part of Summary Offences Act of 1966, the Aussies probably won't mind if you do decide to fly a kite while you visit.

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