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Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ (11/3/21)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Random Facts for your Wednesday – November 3rd, 2021. Let’s learn something together:

  1. 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.
  2. In the 1830s, ketchup was turned into pills and sold as a medicine to treat indigestion and diarrhea.
  3. 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.
  4. Some of the names for “Sesame Street” that got rejected were The Video Classroom, 1-2-3 Avenue B and Fun Street.
  5. 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!

 

(Wiki / Fast Company / Novant Health / Sesame Workshop / Wiki)



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