Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Trivia Tuesday

Paul McCartney is an artist! Click HERE to go his website's section on his painting.


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Owing to failing eyesight, James Joyce wrote much of his last book, Finnegans Wake, in crayon on pieces of cardboard.



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The city of Kaplan, Louisiana is referred to as "The Most Cajun place on earth".


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The "Father of Impressionism" Claude Monet's own father disapproved of his painting. He wanted him to go into the family grocery business.


Click HERE to read about Claude Monet.

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The Fig Newton was named after Newton, Massachusetts.
 You can click HERE to read about the history and invention of the Fig Newton.

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German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog.
(I was surprised at that.)


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A palindrome is a sentence or group of sentences that reads the same backwards as it does forward: Examples
'Red rum, sir, is murder.'
'Ma is as selfless as I am.'
'Nurse, I spy gypsies. Run!' 
'A man, a plan, a canal - Panama.'
'He lived as a devil, eh?’

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February is named for the Latin word februum which means purification.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

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On February 6, 1952 - Queen Elizabeth II succeeded to the British throne.
She's been Queen for 67 years!


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That's all for today.

Have a great week.

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