Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Trivia Tuesday

 In ancient Greece, tossing an apple to a girl was a traditional proposal of marriage. Catching it meant that she accepted.

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Rayne, LA is known as the "The Frog Capital of the World".

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A baby turkey is called a poult.

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Texas's official flying mammal is the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat.

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Believe it or not, Ba! Ba! Black Sheep was one of several working titles Margaret Mitchell used for her most famous novel, Gone With the Wind. She also considered the titles Tote the Weary Load, Bugles Sang True, Not In Our Stars, and Tomorrow is Another Day before finally settling on a phrase that she had used in the critical scene where Scarlett returns to Tara and asks, "Was Tara still standing? Or was Tara also gone with the wind which had swept through Georgia?”

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Alexander the Great encouraged his men to shave so enemies couldn't grab their beards during battles.


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In 1952, Mr. Potato Head was born, and was also the first toy to be advertised on television.

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The Lord of the Rings film Return of the King has the most deaths of any film: 836 characters were killed.

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Marie Antoinette wife of Louis XV was known to wear potato blossoms as a hair decoration.
 
 


That's all for today.
HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!


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