Monday, 25 June 2018

Did you know No:20

Hello everyone, I have some good news mum is home, she was discharged this morning and is happy to be at home it is still difficult for her to move and she is still in a fair amount of pain but is looking forward to her own bed tonight. Dad is still in the John Hunter Hospital but may be moved tomorrow to the rehabilitation ward tomorrow, we will see.

My niece Kelli and her partner Jonathon welcomed the birth of their daughter yesterday afternoon, the have decided to name her Freya she is their second child, they have a son Daemon and Jonathon is also Blain's father.

Anyway here are this weeks five did you know facts.

Between the 1850's to the 1880's the most common cause of death among cowbos was being dragged by a horse while caught in the stirrups.

The first envelopes with gummed flaps were produced in 1844, in Britain but they were not immediately popular as it was considered to be a serious insult to send you saliva to someone else in the post.

Buckingham Palace has over 600 rooms

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were Fred & Wilma Flintstone

African elephants only have four teeth


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Chatty Crone said...

Glad your mother is home.
I was surprised by all the facts, but by this one mostly:
African elephants only have four teeth.

CWMartin said...

Congratulations on the new baby and the neat Nordic name! Be sure to keep her off horses...

Janie Junebug said...

I didn't know any of the facts. Congratulations on the new family member and I'm glad your mom is home.


Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Chatty.............Yeah only 4 teeth what is with that

Chris..............Yes it isn't a common name

Janie..............Thank you and now you know

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Jo-Anne - good to know your Mum is home ... and now all the best for the both ... cheers Hilary

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