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Today's Dippit!

Quote

“The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.”

Frank Sinatra

Joke

What do you call a dinosaur with an extensive vocabulary?

A Thesaurus.

Fun Fact

Warner Bros cancelled “Home Alone” because they didn’t want to spend $14 million on it. 21st Century Fox continued the production, and the film grossed $476 million worldwide.

History Fact

There Were More Than 600 Plots to Kill Fidel Castro

Yes, 600. The Cuban dictator was targeted to be killed by a large range of foes, including political opponents, criminals, and even the United States, among many others. Tactics included everything from an exploding cigar to a poisoned diving suit.

Movie/TV Trivia

Michael Myers mask in Halloween is just a Captain Kirk mask altered slightly and painted white.

Movie/TV Quote

"Put some Windex on it."


My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)


The running gag of the theater-performance-turned-hit-rom-com of 2002, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, was a very Greek father who swore that a spritz of Windex could cure anything. On the day of her wedding, Toula (Nia Vardalos, who also wrote the film) wakes up with a zit (or mosquito bite, who's to say?) and her father recommends Windex. This magical thinking rubs off on her new husband Ian (John Corbett), who put some Windex on his zit on their wedding morning, making it disappear. It became such a bit for all the people who had seen the movie too: There were several pieces written, citing dermatologists, that Windex is not, in fact, a wonder drug.

Conversation Starter

What instrument would you like to play?

Writing Prompt

Our character starts receiving flowers and anonymous gifts. She doesn't know who is sending them. Her husband is suspicious, and the gifts begin to get stranger....

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