Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – (8/2/23)

Here are Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ – on this Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023. Let’s learn something together:

  1. The phrase “bottom of the hour” means 30 minutes past the hour because the hand is at the bottom of the clock.
  2. The guy who invented Vicks VapoRub also invented junk mail.
  3. The opposite of a catastrophe is a “eucatastrophe” – that’s when something amazing happens.  The word was coined by J. R. R. Tolkien.
  4. The three songs played most often in America are “Happy Birthday” . . . “The Star-Spangled Banner” . . . and “Take Me Out to the Ball Game”.
  5. The little layer of chocolate in between the wafers in a Kit Kat bar is actually recycled Kit Kats.  When Kit Kats that don’t look quite right come off the line, they’re ground up into paste and reused in future bars.

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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