Monday, 18 July 2022

FACTS...........

 

Here are this weeks facts...........


As a teenager Mark Twain real name Samuel Clemens worked on a riverboat where the shout “mark twain” meant that the wateer had reached the second mark on a stick and was therefore deep enough for the big boat to proceed.


In January 2000, Kathleen Robertson of Austin, Texas was awarded $780,000 by a jury after breaking her ankwell here is le tripping over a toddler who was running amok inside a shop. The owners of the store were understandingly shocked as the child was Mrs Robertson's own son.


The word “assassination” was invented by Shakespeare.


A shrew can starve to death if they don't eat every two hours.


In the eleventh century, Benedict IX was Pope at eleven years of age.

5 comments:

Margaret D said...

Interesting facts, Jo-Anne.

Kea said...

I knew none of these, thanks! It's always a fun way for me to start my Monday. :-)

Dee said...

Dear Jo-Anne, your list of fact each week are so interesting to me. They make me realize how little--just a miniscule amount of factual information I have after all these years of living. Thank you for the research you must do to get these facts. Peace from Dee Rea

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Margaret........You're welcome

Kea........I'm pleased

Dee......I am glad you like the posts

Katie Isabella said...

I had NO idea Benedict was THAT young as Pope. I didn't know any of the facts

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