Archive for March, 2013

March 31, 2013

Animal Fact

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 One hen generally lays more than 20 dozen eggs in a year.

Source: didyouknow.org

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March 30, 2013

Candy Fact

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In the early 1900s, the term “jelly-bean” was a slang term for a stylish man with no other positive qualities.

Source: www.sheknows.com

March 29, 2013

Easter Fact

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In 1953, it took 27 hours to create one Peeps marshmallow chick.  Today, thanks to advances in technology, it takes six minutes.  The Just Born candy company makes 4.2 million Peeps a day.

Source: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com

March 28, 2013

Innovation Fact

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Can openers were invented 48 years after the first tin can was introduced.

Source: didyouknow.org

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March 27, 2013

Animal Facts

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All porcupines float in water.

The quills have a sponge like filling that helps the porcupine float.

Source: animals.discovery.com/

March 25, 2013

Food Fact

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Lachanophobia: is the fear of vegetables.

Source: common-phobias.com

March 24, 2013

Presidential Fact

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Andrew Jackson’s parrot screamed curse words at the President’s funeral and had to be removed.

Source: www.classroomhelp.com