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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family."

Anthony Brandt

Joke of the Day

What has ears but cannot hear?

A cornfield.

Fun Fact

The longest place name on the planet is 85 letters long.

People who live in Mamungkukumpurangkuntjunya Hill, Australia, need a little patience when it comes to learning to spell their hometown's name. But you know what? So do the folks from Lake Chargoggagoggman-chauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg in Massachusetts and Tweebuffelsmeteen-skootmorsdoodgeskietfontein, South Africa.

None of them have quite as much work to do when jotting down their address as those who live in Taumatawhakatangihanga-koauauotamateaturipukakapikimaung-ahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand, though. At 85 letters long, this is the longest place name in the world.

History Fact

Japanese samurais disemboweled themselves with their sword (an act known as seppuko) when in danger of being captured.

Movie/TV Trivia

Christoph Waltz, the man who won an Oscar for playing the Jew Hunter in Inglorious Basterds, has a son who is a rabbi.

Movie/TV Quote

"For a guy with a four digit IQ, I must have missed something."

Limitless (2011)

Conversation Starter

What would make you (if parent) most upset? A tattoo, a nose ring or a bad boyfriend/girlfriend?

Writing Prompt

What Songs Are on Your Favourite Playlist?

Weird Laws


No one may hurl a missile at a bus or bus terminal — except "peace officers" and security personnel. Anyone outside those positions is guilty of a third-degree felony.

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