Fun Facts and Inspiration for January 31

Fun Facts and Inspiration for January 31



 “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” Saint Augustine 

Did you know that…

Coffee, as a world commodity, is second only to oil.

The dot over the ‘i’ or ‘j’ is called tittle.

The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 started in a barn owned by Patrick and Katherine O’Leary.  Ironically, their house did not burn down in the Chicago fire.

An acre of land was originally determined by the amount of land that was plowable in one day.

The Hoover Dam was built to last 2,000 years.  Its concrete will not be fully cured for another 500 years.

In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who their Valentines would be.  They wore those names on their sleeves for one week.  Hence the phrase “to wear one’s heart on their sleeve” which today means to be very open with their emotions.

It is illegal to purchase or consume Jack Daniel’s Whiskey (or any alcoholic beverage) in Lynchburg, Tennessee the town in which Jack Daniel’s distillery is located.

Statistically speaking, homes sold by REALTORS® sell for 17% more money than for sale by owners.

If you are thinking of buying or selling, talk to a real estate professional – 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 301-712-8808 or email me at





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