Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Trivia Tuesday

Coffee is the second largest item of international commerce in the world. The largest is petrol.

The name 'cappuccino' comes from the resemblance of the drink to the clothing of the Capuchin monks.
I guess I kinda see the resemblance.

In Italian, the word espresso literally means "when something is forced out."


In other Tuesday trivia....

Brazil is the largest Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) country in the world,
and the only one in the western hemisphere.

Rio de Janeiro won the 'prize' in October 2009 to host the 2016 Olympics.

In 2009 Rio was doing well, and deserved the 'honor'.

The 2016 Olympics is the first time the Olympics have been held in South America.


Other trivia...

Canadian researchers have found that Einstein’s brain was 15% wider than normal.

Albert Einstein's father gave him a compass when he was five years old, while he was sick in bed with a cold. The compass changed Albert's life because it aroused his curiosity in the unknown. Albert could not understand why the compass always faced North. He thought it was some unseen force and it sparked his want to know more.


Steve Martin was born in Waco, TX seventy-one years ago August 14.


We, as humans, forget 90% of our dreams.
I really think I forget 72% of mine.


That's it for today.
Have a great week!

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