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Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ (10/11/21)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Monday – October 11th, 2021. Let’s learn something together:

  1. There are approximately 10.3 million barrels of bourbon currently aging in the state of Kentucky.  That’s more than TWICE the population of Kentucky, which is about 4.5 million.
  2. The Cap’n Crunch character was created by a guy named Allan Burns.  He also worked on “Rocky and Bullwinkle”, and co-created “The Munsters” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show”.  He passed away in January at 85.
  3. The word “phony” comes from “telephone” since early phones had such bad audio quality, it made people’s voices sound fake.
  4. Roughly two-thirds of the U.S. population lives within 100 miles of one of the country’s borders.
  5. 90% of the Canadian population lives within 100 miles of the U.S. border.

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

 

(Kentucky Bourbon / Cartoon Brew / Popular Mechanics / ACLU / CBC)



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