Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (5/1/23)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Monday, May 1st, 2023. Let’s learn something together:

  1. America has more guns than people.  There are an estimated 1.2 civilian firearms per person.  Saudi Arabia and Yemen are second and third, but they both have less than half that, roughly one gun for every TWO people.
  2. From 1993 to 1995 there were American teams in the Canadian Football League.  One of them was the Baltimore Stallions, and they actually won the championship in 1995.  But they didn’t sell many tickets and all seven teams were disbanded by 1996.
  3. Steven Spielberg’s career was launched when he directed the first episode of the TV show “Columbo” in 1971.
  4. The word “mortgage” is the combination of two old French words . . . “mort” and “gage” . . . which literally translate to “death pledge.”
  5. Gwen Stefani’s brother Eric was one of the founders of No Doubt . . . but he left in 1994 to become an animator on “The Simpsons”.

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

 

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