Found on the WEB so my EP friends can enjoy:
There are many companies / brands / products whose names were derived from strange circumstances/things/happenings.
Mercedes: This was actually the financier's daughter's name.Adobe: This came from name of the river Adobe Creek that...
In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King, (unless you were in the Royal Family). When anyone wanted to have a baby, they got consent of the King, the King gave them a placard that they hung on their door while they were having sex. The...
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
Men can read smaller print than women can. Women can hear better.
Coca-Cola was originally green.
The state with...
Trivia facts here!
1. Q. Why isn't the Rotherhithe Tunnel under the Thames straight ?
A. It was built with bends so that horses would not be able to
see the light at the end of the tunnel and bolt for the exit.
2. Q. What name did Daryl Walters write under ? ...
The 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis introduced the ice cream cone and iced tea to the world, and hot dogs and hamburgers were popularized at the event. Buster Brown children's shoes were introduced at the Fair, along with the turnstile.
A little trivia for the brain.... someone send me this and wanted to share with you...
so, here goes to help your brain..
The sentence: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'
uses every letter of the alphabet.
(Now, you KNOW you're going to try this...