Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (3/4/24)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Monday, March 4th, 2024. Let’s learn something together:

  1. Joan Rivers maintained an organized collection of 65,000 typewritten jokes, and they were cross-referenced by categories like “Parents hated me” or “Las Vegas.”  The largest subject area was “Tramp,” which included 1,756 jokes.
  2. HitlerTrotskyFreud, and Stalin all lived in Vienna, Austria in 1913.
  3. Redheaded people need about 20% more anesthesia than people with other colors of hair because the gene mutation for red hair also affects the body’s pain tolerance.
  4. Seventeen countries have a ban on people owning or wearing camouflage clothing if they’re not police officers or in the armed forces.  The countries are mostly in the Caribbean and Africa.
  5. The first TV commercial aired on July 1st, 1941, before a Brooklyn Dodgers-Philadelphia Phillies game.  It was for the Bulova Watch Company.

Be sure to share these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!

 

(NYT / National Comedy Center / BBC / New York Times / Wikipedia / Quartz)

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