Monday, 28 October 2019

Did you know No 35


Hello Monday and what a warn day it is.

Here are this weeks did you know facts.

The Teddy Bear got it's name from American President Theodore (”Teddy”) Roosevelt

Astronauts f the Apollo 8 mission carried “Silly Putty”with them into space to help them fasten down tools during weightlesssness

Pinocchio is Italian for “pine eyes”

The movie playing at the start of The Flintstones is “The Monsters”
There are around ten million bricks in the Empire State Building


13 comments:

Rita said...

I knew a couple of these. Love your interesting facts posts.
Have a great week! :)

Powdered Toast Man said...

I counted only 9,999,943 bricks.

Chatty Crone said...

I knew about the Teddy Bear, but didn't know Astronauts of the Apollo 8 mission carried “Silly Putty”with them into space to help them fasten down tools during weightlesssness.

CWMartin said...

Tell Powdered Toast Man he missed that pile of 57 left overs in the basement...

Katie Isabella said...

The only one I knew was the teddy bear! I sure never dreamed about Pinocchio being Italian for pine eyes!

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Rita.......So did I

PTM.........Really, I would lose count

Sandie.......Yeah the silly putty really

Chris........He would have

Katie......Yeah Teddy fact was known to me as well

Karen BakingInATornado said...

It's so funny to see your start with today being a warm day, we had our first snow of the season last night.

Juli said...

I found it interesting that WAY back in the day they used to land blimps on the top of the Empire State building. It was how the well off commuted to work. :)

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Karen.......Yes they are funnny

Juli........Now that is interesting

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