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“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”

Oscar Wilde


I know a lot of jokes about unemployed people but none of them work.

Fun Fact

At birth, a baby panda is smaller than a mouse.

History Fact

In Medieval times the accused often faced a "trial by ordeal," where they were forced to stick their arm into a vat of boiling water. If their arm emerged unscathed, it was believed God protected them, thus proving their innocence.

Movie/TV Trivia

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Was Originally the Other Way Around

The original script for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, by William Goldman, was originally titled The Sundance Kid and Butch Cassidy. That all flipped when Paul Newman, maybe the biggest star on the planet at the time of production, took the role of Butch.

Movie/TV Quote

"Made it, Ma! Top of the world!"

White Heat, 1949

Conversation Starter

What’s your favourite word?

Writing Prompt

When was the last time I laughed at work?

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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