Fun Facts and Inspiration for November 15

Fun Facts and Inspiration for November 15

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Inspiration …

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”   Socrates


Did you know that . . .

The launching mechanism of a U.S. Navy carrier that helps planes take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile?

Ice skating rinks always have skaters going counter clockwise?  This enables the majority of people who are right handed to hang onto the rail with their right hand.

If you tossed a penny 10,000 times the heads side would not come up 5,000, but rather 4,950 times statistically.  The head side of a penny weighs slightly more so it ends up on the bottom more often, albeit, very slightly.

In the 1830’s a medicine called Miles Compound was used to treat numerous ailments.  The medicine was an extract of tomatoes.  Today we know it as ketchup!!

There are more people in China who speaks English than in the United States?

Persia changed its name to Iran in 1935?

In the 1870’s a man opened a bakery in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  He embossed his pie pans with the family name.  In the 1940’s the bakery was still around and the students at Yale University tossed the pie pans around as a game.  The man who opened the bakery and made the pie tins was Russell Frisbie, hence the name Frisbie!!

In real estate, on average, a person who uses a REALTOR to sell his property, sells it for 17% more than a person who sells it as a “FSBO” or for sale by owner!

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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