Saturday, November 22, 2014

Things I learned lately - 22 Nov

  • In 2000, there were 6 skyscrapers in Dubai. That number rose to 90+ in 2012.
  • The Jewish-Japanese Sex and Cookbook and How to Raise Wolves. This is an actual book.
  • There are enough restaurants in Montreal for a person to eat out every night for 13 years and never eat at the same place twice.
  • Sad used to mean 'sated or satisfied'.
  • Radical used to mean 'having roots'.
  • Peeps lip balm is a thing.
  • Milk used to get delivered to homes every day 40+ years ago, but not for convenience. It was because milk would spoil after a day.
  • Pretty used to mean 'tricky, sly or cunning'.
  • Nice used to mean 'simple, foolish, ignorant'.
  • Nervous used to mean 'sinewy, energetic, vigorous'.
  • Mother in law is an anagram for woman hitler.
  • Texas can fit inside Greenland 3 times.
  • Greenland can fit inside China 4 times.
  • Italy can fit inside Alaska almost 6 times.
  • Europe can fit inside South America 3 times.
  • Australia can fit inside Brazil.
  • The US can fit inside Russia 2 times.
  • Russia can fit inside Africa 2 times.

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