Monday 29 November 2021

JUST SOME FACTS

 Here we are at another Monday, a cool but dry day here in my part of the world. Well since it is Monday I guess I should share some facts.

The longest place name in Britain is in Wales: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantyssiliogogogoch. It means “St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool of Llantysilio of the red cave”

Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.....really

It takes 3,000 cows to supply (by dying) the U S National Football League with enough leather for a years supply of footballs.

On average 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

A group of cows are called a “murder”.

4 comments:

  1. I'm surprised by the ballpoint pens.

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  2. I would never be able to pronounce that long name. I didn't know about the cows and footballs, death because of ball points.

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  3. I didn't know any of those. Gees, the poor cows. But then, humans' general treatment of animals for food, fashion, etc. is abysmal.

    I will refrain from putting a ballpoint pen my mouth....

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  4. I will never put a pen in my mouth again! I swallowed a big chunk of ice when I was a child and I felt like I couldn't get enough air. Of course, as it melted, that feeling vanished. Choking would nt be my choice way to go!

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