Monday, February 12, 2024

DID YOU KNOW ....IBET YOU DIDN'T

 


1.our modern interprtritation of santa claus ......with a red outfit.....and white beard .....is due to coca -cola ads......that began in 1931.......coca-cola.com.........

2.The whitehouse in washington ......has 132 rooms .......including 35 bathrooms.......

3.It takes 537 gallons of paint to paint the  exterior of  the  white house .......

4.the teddy bear is named after   theodore rosevelt .......after he refused he refused to shoot  a captured  black bear .....on a hunt .......a stuffed animal maker   decided to create a bear ...and  name the   bear after him ........

5.The lincoln logs  .....were created by john loyd wright ............son of   famous architect   frank.......in the 1920's....they were named after  abraham lincoln .........who grew up in a  log cabin .......

6.Play-doh started out as a  wallpaper cleaner .......before the  head of the  struggling company .......realized the  non-toxi company .......made a good modelling clay for children......and re branded it ........

7.in the  1940's a retired schoolteacher....came up with the candyland to entertain children who were  hospitalized .......because its colour system required no reading .......young kids  could easily play .......

8.people started wearing pyjamas orgiinally spelled pyjamas....instead of  nightgowns .......so they would be prepared to run outside in public in  air raids .......in england ........

9.at medevial times ....dinner attractions .....you ate with your  hand ......people did not use utensils in the middle ages .......

10.   free lancers  were originally  self employed swordsman mercenaries .....literally .......free  lancers'...........



also here are some  random pics i took also ....enjoy or not  .......















These random pics were  took at  south florida fair  ....2024........













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