Saturday, January 26, 2008

10 Things I Didn't Know Last Week

1. Jackie Robinson played himself in the movie The Jackie Robinson Story.

2. What a Sullivan Nod is.

3. Artist James Turell was a cameraman for Fiddler on the Roof.

4. Mauve was invented in 1856.

5. The Von Trapp family emigrated to the United States and set up a lodge in Vermont.

6. People really do turn black when they have Bubonic plague. (For the love of God, do not click that link.)

7. Purple hibiscus are coming to a nursery near you.

8. What the LIBOR Index is.

9. Mr. Whipple (Dick Wilson) made over 500 commercials for Charmin.

10. Tide has a 44% share of the detergent market.

1 comment:

  1. i actually learned to ski at the trapp family lodge in vermont. on the way back home in the afternoons, i would stop at ben & jerry's for some ice cream. what a life!