I've collected 12 odd and fun facts for today's post. Read. Wonder. Be amazed. Have a great weekend!
1. Virginia Woolf wrote all her books standing. 2. The symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called an octothorpe. 3. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously. (Look, mystery writers! A new method!) 4. An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. 5. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur. 6. Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy. 7. A pregnant goldfish is called a twit. 8. Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors. 9. The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life". 10. The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world. 11. The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz." 12. A group of unicorns is called a blessing.