Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Trivia Tuesday

There's gold in them thar toenails!
That's what some folks say. But, there is more gold somewhere else in the body.
I didn't even know I had ANY gold in me.
(Those aren't my feet.)

You can click HERE to read a bit about that.

A bank robber named "Pretty Boy" Charles Floyd reportedly destroyed mortgage papers on heists, freeing hundreds of people from property debt.  Wow. I bet that made a lot of folks happy!

You can click HERE to read more about Pretty Boy Floyd.

Texas is the only state to enter the US by TREATY, (known as the Constitution of 1845 by the Republic of Texas to enter the Union) instead of by annexation.  This allows the Texas Flag to fly at the same height as the US Flag.

 Brazoria County in Texas has more species of birds than any other area in North America. 

Dolphins can stay awake for 15 days at a time.

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge, a quarter has 119.


The hippopotamus belongs to which family or species? The pig.


Giraffes have black tongues.


There are 24 time zones around the world.


And finally...
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!

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My hometown...

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