DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK 17th SEPTEMBER 2018
These are 10 things I did not know this time last week
1 As a society, we take more pictures in two minutes today than were taken in the entire 19th century. Source: viralnova.com
2 The University of Oxford in England is older than the Aztec Empire. Source: viralnova.com
3 The nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty” never says that he’s an egg. Go ahead, sing it! Source: viralnova.com
4 On Jupiter and Saturn, it rains diamonds. Source: viralnova.com
5 More beachgoers are killed by falling coconuts than shark attacks each year. Source: viralnova.com
6 Ice age Britons used skulls of the dead as cups.
7 Before becoming pope, Pope Pius II wrote a popular erotic book, The Tale of Two Lovers. He was Pope 19 Aug 1458 until 14 Aug 1464 and the book is still available on Amazon today.
8 Only ten people attended D. H. Lawrence’s funeral. One of the mourners was Aldous Huxley.
9 The US sitcom I Dream of Jeannie was created by Sidney Sheldon, who went on to become the seventh bestselling fiction writer of all time. Here at jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk we love anything JEANNIE.
10 One publisher rejected Mary Higgins Clark’s novel Journey Back to Love with the words: ‘We found the heroine as boring as her husband did.’
ROALD DAHL INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
“It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.
The Boy in The Witches says this to his Grandmother – although in the film adaptation, these words are said by Grandmother to grandson.
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Henry David Thoreau
Happiness is…taking a beautiful photograph
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
A priest, a rabbi and a blind man walk into a bar and the bartender says, ‘What is this, some kind of joke?’
Love is…what you fill your home with
TRACK OF THE DAY
5 COLOURS IN HER HAIR – MCFLY
Highest Chart Position: No.1 10th April 2004
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