Fun Facts and Inspiration for March 3

Fun Facts and Inspiration for March 3


 “Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”

                                                                                                            Albert Einstein


Did you know that…

 A notch carved in a tree will remain the same distance from the ground as the tree grows.

Beethoven was completely deaf when he composed his Ninth Symphony.

Eric Blair has written several books, many of which we remember.  Blair used the pen name George Orwell when he wrote Animal Farm and 1984.

Carnegie Hall, in New York City opened in 1891.  At its opening was a guest conductor by the name of Tchaikovsky.

In 1789 the United States was a fledgling country.  The first county to recognize the U.S. as a sovereign nation was Morocco!

The abbreviation e.g. stands for “exempli gratia” which means ‘for example’.

The creator of “The Wizard of Oz” came up with the name Oz when he looked at his filling cabinet an saw the files for O – Z.  Hence the name, Oz.

In Shakespeare’s time mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.  When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on.  That is where the phrase, “good night, sleep tight” came from.

In days gone by, the adage of location, location, location ruled real estate.  Today it is more likely price, price, price.  Homes that are overpriced will undoubtedly sit on the market.  Sitting on the market with no sales is the kiss of death in real estate.  If you want to move your property make sure it is priced right.

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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