Trivia about Other things
"Sherbet" is Australian slang for beer. |
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia.
St. Amand of Maastricht is the patron saint of beer.
The biggest beer-consuming people in the world are the Czechs, followed by the Irish, with Germans in third place.
A group of grasshoppers is called a "cloud."
A moth has no stomach.
It is illegal in Pacific Grove, California, to threaten or kill a butterfly.
It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
The District of Columbia has one lawyer for every 19 residents.
A 16th century English law allowed men to beat their wives
Anyone who felled a hazel or apple tree was sentenced to death in ancient Ireland. Those trees were considered sacred.
In Lehigh, Nebraska it's against the law to sell donut holes.
In Logan County, Colorado, it is illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she's asleep.
In the U.S. judicial system, the defense can pay for testimony. The prosecutor can't.
Edward III passed a law stopping people from eating more than two meals a day.
George Washington never threw a dollar across the Potomac. There weren't any dollars during Washington's youth the currency was British.
George Washington was the only President never to live in the District of Columbia.
President Chester Arthur was the only president to ever hold a garage sale on the White House lawn.
President Lyndon Johnson nicknamed his penis "Jumbo."
Herbert Hoover, the 31st U.S. President, was independently wealthy before entering politics. For his entire 47 years in government, Hoover turned over each of his Federal salary checks to charity.
The Old Testament is written with a vocabulary of about 5,800 words. The New Testament, about 4,800.
The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.
Giants baseball catcher Roger Bresnahan introduced shin guards in 1907.
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