Fun Facts and Inspiration for July 20

Fun Facts and Inspiration for July 20


Inspiration . . .            

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.”      Antoine de Saint


Did you know that . . .

The term “blue chip” as in stocks, comes from the blue chips in casinos which have a high value?

The only food that cockroaches will not eat is cucumbers?

Your brain stopped growing in size when you are about 15 years old? (boy, there’s a news flash!)

The windmill, known throughout Holland, actually originated in Iran around 644 AD?

Norma Jean was a well-known celebrity?  However most people will know her for her stage name –Marilyn Monroe!!

There is no such thing as naturally blue food?  Blueberries are actually purple!

The city of Istanbul actually straddles two continents – Europe and Asia.

Whales are found in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere, yet they never meet.  Their migration patterns are timed so they are never in the same breeding areas at the same time.

In real estate, “points” are paid to induce the lender to make the loan.  Each ‘point’ equals one percent of the loan principle and has the effect of reducing the amount of money advance, thus increasing the interest rate.

If you are thinking of buying or selling, talk to a REALTOR who can give you the information you need to make an informed decision.

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





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