Fun Fact Friday

Hello and welcome to Friday!  You have made it through yet another week!  Friday is my second favorite F word.  🙂

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20 Facts That Should Be Common Knowledge

  1. Goldfish bowls are bad for goldfish.  They are too small to allow adequate filtration and do not provide enough oxygen.
  2. For an aspirin to save your life during a heart attack, you need to CHEW it.  
  3. Antibiotics do not work on viruses.
  4. The “Freedom of Speech” provision in the First Amendment protects you from punishment from the government, not from the consequences of your speech.
  5. Frankenstein is the name of the Doctor, NOT the monster.
  6. If everyone puts the lid down in a porta-potty, the smell will vent out the pipe that leads to the top.
  7. Your blood is NOT blue inside your body.
  8. Should’ve is a contraction for “should have,” and not “should of.”
  9. Daddy longlegs spiders are not really the most venomous spiders.
  10. If you plug, earbuds into your laptop’s microphone jack, they will function as microphones.
  11. Drowning often does not look as it is portrayed.
  12. In the Bible, the forbidden fruit in the garden of Eden was not an apple.  Hebrew word “peri,” meaning fruit may have been a fig, grape or even pomegranate.
  13.  Claudette Colvin, 15, refused to give up her bus seat to a white person 9 months before Rosa Parks.  Civil rights leaders did not think a dark skinned teen was a good poster child for their movement.
  14. The top of most ovens lifts up for easy cleaning.
  15. Stroke symptoms are different for men and women.
  16. Most cars have an arrow on the fuel gauge that tells you what side of the car the gas tank is on.
  17. Pterodactyls were not dinosaurs.  They were flying reptiles.
  18. “Under God” was a later addition to the Pledge of Allegiance.
  19. Feeding bread to ducks is dangerous.
  20. Command/Ctrl + Shift + T will restore your accidentally closed tab in Chrome.

Until next time.  You are NOT alone.  –Jenn

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