Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (5/14/24)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Tuesday, May 14th, 2024. Let’s learn something together:

  1. 12% of Americans are responsible for eating HALF of the beef consumed in the U.S. on a given day.  That 12% is most likely to include men and people between the ages of 50 and 65.
  2. The first white artist with a rap song on the Billboard R&B chart was Mel Brooks in 1982.  It was a comedy rap called “It’s Good to Be the King” based off his movie “History of the World, Part One”.
  3. Chick-fil-A launched in 1946, but it was called the Dwarf Grill.  The name was changed in 1961.
  4. There used to be a second Madison Square Garden in Queens, but it was torn down during World War Two to make room for an Army mail depot.
  5. “Dick” only became short for Richard because nicknames that rhymed were popular in the 1200s.  So people known as Rick were also called Dick.
  6. Be sure to share these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!

 

(EurekAlert / NickiSwift / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / Today I Found Out)

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