Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ (1/14/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Friday – January 14th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. The reason the taste of artificial banana flavoring and artificial banana flavored products doesn’t taste like bananas is that it is based on a type of banana that was wiped out by a plague in the 1950s.
  2. Australia has over 10,000 beaches.  So, you could visit a new beach every day for over 27 years.
  3. The legendary bass line from the White Stripes’ song “Seven Nation Army” wasn’t played on a bass.  They used a guitar that was lowered an octave.
  4. The Backstreet Boys and TLC both passed on recording the song “Baby One More Time” . . . so it went to a brand new artist named Britney Spears.
  5. Oregon and Ohio State played in the championship in the first-ever college football playoff in 2015 . . . AND in the finals in the first-ever college basketball Final Four in 1939.  Ohio State won in football, Oregon won in basketball.

Be sure to use one of these little tidbits in your life this week!


(Food & Wine / Beaches of Australia / NME / Wikipedia / Wikipedia)

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