Fun Facts and Inspiration for April 19

Fun Facts and Inspiration for April 19


Real difficulties can be overcome, it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

                                                                                                                        Theodore N. Vail

Did you know that…

A pineapple is actually a berry.

The term devil’s advocate originated from the Roman Catholic Church.. When deciding if someone should be sainted, a “devil’s advocates” is always appointed to give an alternative view.

The college student who designed the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid $35.

Of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory.

The word ‘trivia’ comes from the Latin word, ‘trivium’ which means the place where three roads meet.  That is generally a public square where folks would meet to talk about all sorts of matters, most of which were trivial!

Windmills always turn counter-clockwise, except in Ireland – there they turn clockwise!

The atomic symbol for iron is FE; that’s because iron was originally called ferric.

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

In real estate there are a vast number of ways to advertise as a top agent.  In many states you can become “a Top Ten Producer” for that state by paying a fee to the organization.  A Premier Zillow real estate agent is one who has paid their fee.  Yet, the truth of the matter is that 80% of an agents’ clients come from referrals of friends and relatives!  If you know of anyone in the Maryland area who is looking to buy or sell, please keep me in mind!

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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