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"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."


Richard Branson

Joke

The marine biology seminars weren't for entertainment, but were created for educational porpoises.

Fun Fact

Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.

Billy goats, or bucks is the name given to male goats.


Generally they urinate on themselves in late summer through fall, and for humans, it’s not a pleasant smell.


History Fact

Paul Revere Never Actually Shouted, "The British Are Coming!"

While everyone knows the story of Revere's famous ride in which he was said to have warned colonial militia of the approaching enemy by yelling "The British are coming!" This is actually false. According to History.com, the operation was meant to be quiet and stealthy, since British troops were hiding out in the Massachusetts countryside. Also, colonial Americans still considered themselves to be British.

Movie/TV Trivia

Years before Hit-Girl caused Daily Mail readers heads to explode with the use of the C-word, its first outing in Hollywood was in Carnal Knowledge. Jack Nicolson’s character Jonathan utters the impressively eloquent line, “Answer me, you ball-busting, castrating, son of a cunt bitch!”. The actor would later call Nurse Ratched, “something of a cunt” in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.

Movie/TV Quote

"Why so serious?"

The Dark Knight, 2008

Conversation Starter

Did you hear about (insert latest news topic)?


Writing Prompt

Do You Take More Risks When You Are Around Your Friends?