Monday, 10 October 2022


 Another Monday and I am waiting to hear if we are going into temporary accommodation, so they can work on the ceiling. Anyway here are this weeks facts.

In the 1940's the name of the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear the Americans would pronounce it “Bitch”

The word “MAFIA” stands for “Morte Alla Francia Italia Anela” oor “Death to the French is Italy's cry”

More people speak English in China than in the U S A

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver and purple.

Professional ballerinas can go through a dozen pairs of dancing shoes a week.


Janie Junebug said...

We would definitely pronounce it bitch. Yurple rhymes with purple.


Margaret D said...

What happened to your ceiling?
Interesting facts Jo-Anne.

Debby said...

I did not know any of these! Thanks for the lesson.

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Janie............zNot a word I an aware of

Margaret........A tree came through it on the 31 May

Debby........You're welcome

CWMartin said...

Definitely knew NONE of those... especially the first two. I can see where "Hand me a Bich" might cause a problem...

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Chris.........Hell yeah

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