Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Trivia Tuesday

In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.

Babies held by amateur sumo wrestlers cry during the 'baby-cry sumo' competition
at the Irugi shrine in Tokyo on September 21, 2014.


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Car accidents rise 10% during the first week of daylight savings time.
(You don't need a picture for that.)

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Luby’s cafeterias were founded in 1947 in San Antonio, TX by Robert Luby (1910-1998).
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Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
That's Lady Churchill with young Winston.

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There's this....

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Saint Patrick's Day began as a "feast day". To honor him, Christians could put aside their Lenten restrictions on food and alcohol consumption, which is why excessive drinking has become linked to the celebration.

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After Hitler ordered the deportation of Denmark's Jewish population, Danish citizens organized a massive evacuation of the Jews to neutral Sweden, despite the risks. In the end, 99% of Danish Jews survived the Holocaust.


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There are more than 7,000 languages spoken in the world, and they are constantly changing and adapting based on the community and surroundings. About 1/3 of these languages are on the verge of becoming extinct.


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That's all for today.

Have a great week.

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