Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ (11/16/21)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Tuesday – November 16th, 2021. Let’s learn something together:

  1. We shake hands to show we’re unarmed.  It was also a sign of trust that you believed the other person wasn’t going to take their sword out to fight YOU.
  2. Indonesia experiences more earthquakes than any country in the world.
  3. Nicolas Cage turned down the roles of Shrek in “Shrek” . . . Neo in “The Matrix” . . . Harry in “Dumb & Dumber” . . . and Aragorn in “Lord of the Rings”.   Those roles ended up going to Mike MyersKeanu ReevesJeff Daniels, and Viggo Mortensen.
  4. Singapore Airlines has a special compartment in some of its planes to hold a body if someone dies on a flight.
  5. There are only five states in America with no state sales tax:  Oregon, Delaware, New Hampshire, Montana, and Alaska.

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

 

(BBC / USGS / ScreenRant / BBC / Investopedia)

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