Fun Fact: I Can’t Swim

My dad threw me in a swimming pool when I was 7. He thought that I would immediately learn to swim in order to save myself. Well, I didn't. I sank slowly to the bottom. My dad pulled me out of the pool. I never was angry with him for doing this, probably because I... Continue Reading →

Fun Fact: National Wine Day

Guess what, people??? You have a reason to celebrate: it's National Wine Day!!! This is a real holiday, and apparently, no one knows how it came about. Maybe someone suddenly declared, "May 25th should be National Wine Day!" Then they might have popped the cork from the bottle of vino in their hands, and chugged... Continue Reading →

Fun Fact: Encyclopedias

Does anyone remember encyclopedias? Do they still exist? If so, does anybody use them? Encyclopedias are a set of about 20ish, identical-looking, hardcover books. Each letter of the alphabet has its own volume, and the letters that don't have many entries are grouped into one book. So, for example, topics beginning with XYZ might take... Continue Reading →

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