Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Wednesday – November 3rd, 2021. Let’s learn something together:
- Corned beef is named for the large grains of rock salt, also called “corns” of salt, that are used to treat the meat. Sugar and spices can also be added.
- In the 1830s, ketchup was turned into pills and sold as a medicine to treat indigestion and diarrhea.
- In 1970, 7% of gynecologists were women. Now it’s up to 59%. And 82% of the residents training to be gynecologists are now women.
- Some of the names for “Sesame Street” that got rejected were The Video Classroom, 1-2-3 Avenue B and Fun Street.
- Henry Ford started two car companies before Ford Motor Company: One called the Detroit Automobile Company and one called the Henry Ford Company.
Be sure to use one of these little tidbits in your life this week!