Fun Facts and Inspiration for November 16

Fun Facts and Inspiration for November 16

Inspiration . . .                 

“It’s easy to halve the potato where there is love.”   Irish Proverb

Did you know . .

Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans.

Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry is the longest continuously running live radio program in the world. It has broadcast every Friday and Saturday night since 1925.

All of David Letterman’s suits are custom made; there are no creases in his suit trousers.

According to an old English system of time units, a “moment” is 90 seconds.

Heinz Catsup leaving the bottle travels at 25 miles per year! (unless of course you inadvertantly hold it over your shirt sleeve for a nano second,)

Strawberries are the only fruit that have their seeds on the outside.

The traditional 13 gun salute symbolizes the 13 original colonies.

In real estate it is customary to give a gift to a young couple when they buy their first home.  But the custom of a “house warming” was literally a house warming!  Guests brought firewood as a gift and lit fires in all the fireplaces in the home.  Obviously this warmed the home for the couple, but it was also believed to ward off evil spirits.  Uninhabited homes were thought to attract roaming ghosts, so a new home would have to be rid of the bad energy before it could become a happy abode – hence a “house warming”.

If you need help sorting between fact and fiction in real estate, give me a call.

As always, if I can help with any of your real estate needs, please feel free to text or call me at 615 417-8182 or email me at RolandLow1@gmail.com

Roland

 

 

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