Fun Facts and Inspiration for January 21
Inspiration . . .
“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth. “ Arthur Conan Doyle
Did you know . .
Andrew Johnson held every elective office at the local, state, and federal level, including President of the United States. He was elected alderman, mayor, state representative, and state senator from Greeneville. He served as governor and military governor of Tennessee and United States congressman, senator, and vice president, becoming President of the United States following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
The 21-gun salute custom stems from naval tradition, where a warship would fire its cannons harmlessly out to sea, until all ammunition was spent, to show that it was disarmed, signifying the lack of hostile intent. The practice evolved to show respect with a 21 gun salute for heads of state.
A cockroach can live for several weeks without its head?
The higher your IQ, the more you dream?
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear?
Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by the Canadian Post Office on February 1, 1969?
The “common cold” can actually be any of over 200 viruses?
In real estate a “short sale” does not necessarily mean a good deal to a potential buyer. A short sale means that the property value is less than the owner owes on their mortgage. The truth is that if the market has fallen substantially it is quite possible that the listing price of the short sale property is more than what the property is worth. Always consult with a REALTOR before making an offer on a short sale.
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