Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ (1/26/22)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Wednesday – January 26th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. It’s physically impossible for pigs to look straight up to the sky.  The anatomy of their neck muscles and their spine limits the movement of their head.
  2.  The Beatles were once in talks to star in a “Lord of the Rings” movie . . . with Paul as Frodo, Ringo as Sam, George as Gandalf, and John as Gollum.  They even approached Stanley Kubrick to direct . . . but J.R.R. Tolkien nixed the project.
  3. John Hughes came up with the idea for “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” on February 25th, 1985 . . . pitched and sold it on the 26th . . . and finished the screenplay on March 3rd.
  4. Perfumes were originally put near the door at department stores to cover the smell of horse manure and car exhaust from the streets.
  5. Between 10% and 12% of the world’s population is left-handed.

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


(Ripley’s / First Things / Wikipedia / Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge / BBC)

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