Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Trivia Tuesday...

“Three dog night” is an expression attributed to Australian Aborigines. It came about because on especially cold nights these nomadic people needed three dogs (dingos, actually) to keep from freezing.

Oh, it's also an American rock band, which formed in 1967.
I think I remember "Mama Told Me Not to Come" the most clearly,
or "Joy to the World" (not the Christmas carol).
Oh, and "One"!!!

Other trivia...

The Australian Emu holds the land speed record for birds at 31 mph.

Here he/she is up close... 

 The emu is the largest bird in Australia, and the second largest in the world after the ostrich.

Emus are found only in Australia.  


No other animal gives us more by-products than the pig.


A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at over 600 mph!


A bowling pin needs to tilt only 7.5 degrees to fall.


The elephant is the only animal with 4 knees.

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