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"When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life."



A chicken crossing the road is poultry in motion.

Fun Fact

The "M's" in M&Ms stand for "Mars" and "Murrie."

That would be Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie, the two businessmen who created the candy-coated chocolates. The two actually had a very contentious relationship, as Mars leveraged Murrie out of his 20 percent share in the company in 1949—years before M&Ms would become the best-selling candy in the U.S., paying him just $1 million for a share of business that would quickly be worth billions.

History Fact

Tea Time

During the Victorian period, many tea cups had special guards on the top to keep mens’ mustaches from becoming dipped in the tea. Fittingly, they were called mustache cups.

Movie/TV Trivia

Blade Runner 2049

A visual effects company worked for a full year on the scene where Rachael (Sean Young) appears exactly as she did 35 years ago in Blade Runner (1982). Stand-in actress Loren Peta acted out the scene, and her appearance was changed through computer-generated visual effects to resemble Young.

Movie/TV Quote

"Tell 'em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper."

Knute Rockne All American, 1940

Conversation Starter

What’s the best thing to do on a cold winter day?

Writing Prompt


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