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... Hershey's Kisses; your spit; Boston Latin School

by Florence Shea

               

      Sunday February 14 is Valentine's Day


An office chair on wheels travels 8 miles a year.

A cat has 4 rows of whiskers.

Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.

The space between the 2 front teeth is called a diastema.

Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that
makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

Nabisco uses more than 37 million pounds of chocolate a
year to make Chips Ahoy! cookies.

The first envelopes with gummed flaps were produced in
1844. In Britain, they were not, immediately popular
because it was thought to be a serious insult to send a
person’s saliva to someone else.

England’s Stonehenge is 1500 years older than Rome’s
Colosseum.

In 1925, the 1st Motel – the “Motel Inn” -- opened in San
Luis Obispo, California.

Nobody is buried in Grant’s tomb. President and Mrs.
Grant are entombed there. A body is buried only when it is
placed in the ground and covered with dirt.

If your spit can’t dissolve the food you eat. You can’t taste
it.

Thomas Sullivan introduced the Tea Bag in New York in
1908.

Canada sold Niagara Falls to the United States in 1885.

Goldfish have no eyelids.

Albert Einstein failed his entrance exams to school at the
age of 16.

February 4, 1861 - Apache Chief Cochise was arrested in
Arizona by the U.S. Army for raiding a ranch. Cochise then
escaped and declared war, beginning the period known as
the Apache Wars, which lasted 25 years.

February 13, 1635 - Boston Latin School, the first tax-
payer supported (public) school in America was
established in Boston, Massachusetts.


Sources: qsl.net; coolquiz.com; corsinet.com;
triviaplaying.com; historyplace.com; photo -
www.hellasmultimedia.com


February 5, 2016






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