Tuesday Trivia

This week’s installment brought to you courtesy of Regular, Apple Cinnamon, and Maple Brown Sugar.

………….Did you know?……..

  • Travelers to La Paz, Bolivia often get sick the moment they arrive.  La Paz is the highest city in the world.  It is 11.900 feet above sea level.
  • Mothers Day was started by a West Virginia woman, Anna Jarvis, in 1907.  In 1914 President Woodrow Wilson made it official.   ( remember to love on your mommy !!)
  • In July 1861, over 30 feet of water fell on the town of Cerrapunji, India  ( no I don’t know how to pronounce that name…) in 30 days……….  ( and we think Seattle has it bad…)
  • Pollen never deteriorates.  It is one of the few naturally secreted substances that lasts indefinitely.  ( I am sure that is SOOO encouraging to allergy sufferers everywhere…)
  • Camels are known for surviving without water, but rats can last even longer than the average camel.

…..now go and tell someone the  smart  useless things you have just learned……….

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