Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Trivia Tuesday

Rami Malek, who played Freddie Mercury in BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, has an identical twin named Sami, who is four minutes younger than Rami and a teacher.  Rami won the 2019 Academy Award in the Best Actor in a leading Role category for his role as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody .



What is the largest fast-food chain in China?
KFC



What was Mahatma Gandhi's profession?
Lawyer



Matthew Gray Gubler who plays Dr. Spencer Reid in CRIMINAL MINDS never wears matching socks, as he says they are bad luck, which he learned from his grandmother. The one time he wore matching socks, he was filming a scene in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004). He ended up spraining his ankle on screen, which was kept in the movie.



What country has the longest coastline in Europe?
Norway



What is the most common blood type?
O positive


You can tell the sex of a horse by its teeth (most males have 40, females 36).




African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words.


That is all for today.
Have a great week!

Friday, January 24, 2020

Family Fun ...

Almost no captions.  If you don't know who these people are, just know that they are MY PEOPLE.  I love every single one (no favorites).



Ryan and Laura and friends.







(Ryan's beautiful grandparents.)

I have more, but that's enough for today.

Have a great day/night/weekend/week/month!


Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday Whimsy

- from LoneStar Antiques, 5605 Denton Highway, Fort Worth, TX (Haltom City)...





















That is all.
Have a great rest-of-the-week!

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Trivia Tuesday

Julie Andrews could sing notes only dogs could hear at the age of seven.



Reportedly, Walt Disney's famous trademark signature was designed for him
by one of his animators.



Japan has a LOT of islands! I’m talking a LOT! To be exact, this country has 6,582 islands, of which only 6% are inhabited. The four main islands of Japan are Kyushu, Honshu, Hokkaido, and Shikoku.



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GRAY/GREY
About the word gray/grey:  this one word is spelled two different ways, and yet no one seems confident that they’re correct. Apparently, neither way is wrong  — it just depends on your location! In the US, gray is the more popular spelling while those in the UK, Ireland, and Australia typically use grey. (If you can’t remember, here’s a trick: A in America, E in Europe.)

And here are some shades of gray/grey...


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In 1993, NYPD Blue became the first R-rated show in television history. Twenty-five percent of ABC's 225 affiliates chose to pre-empt the first episode.


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September 3, 1967 started out as the typical Sunday morning in Sweden. Except for one little detail. This was the day that Swedish officials decided to switch from driving on the left side to driving on the right side of the road. Apparently not everyone was aware of this switch. There was chaos, confusion, and crashes.


Which animal did President Obama name the first national mammal of the U.S.? BISON



What is the most densely populated country on Earth? Located on the French Riviera in Western Europe, Monaco has an area of 0.78 square miles and a population of about 37,800.


That is all for today.
Have a great week!