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Daily Quote

“So many books, so little time.”


Frank Zappa


Joke of the Day

What do you call an alligator in a vest?


An investigator


Fun Fact

Dying is illegal in the Houses of Parliaments.

Strange as it is, this law is in place because anyone who dies in the Houses of Parliaments is entitled to a state funeral.


This has been voted as the most ridiculous law by the British citizens.


History Fact

Before the 19th century, dentures were made from dead soldiers’ teeth.

Dentistry in 1815 wasn’t exactly as… “intricate” as it is today. In fact, it was downright savage!


After the Battle of Waterloo, dentists flocked to the battlefield to scavenge teeth from the tens of thousands of dead soldiers.


They then took their bounty to their dental workshops are crafted them into dentures for toothless rich people.


Movie/TV Trivia

The poop in Trainspotting was made from chocolate. Yummy.


Movie/TV Quote

"Ye best start believin' in ghost stories, Miss Turner. Yer in one."


Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)


Conversation Starter

What was your worst “foot in mouth” moment?


Writing Prompt

Do You Always Have Your Phone or Tablet at Your Side?


Weird Laws

INDIANA


Liquor stores can't sell refrigerated water or soda. The law specifies that a beer and wine store should be in the exclusive business of selling adult beverages and that any water or soda sold needs to be room temperature.


Food Thing

There's an enzyme in pineapple called bromelain that helps to break down proteins and can also ruin your tastebuds.