Today’s Trivia

via edmunds.com

via edmunds.com

Bose, known for its audio equipment, makes suspension that can make a car jump over obstacles. (source)

 

Whilst being burnt alive at the stake in 1556 a woman gave birth to a live baby who the executioner then threw back into the flames. (source)

 

In Latin, the word for a “woman that earns” also means “prostitute”. (source)

 

Using a 2-stroke leaf blower for 30 minutes pollutes as much as driving a new truck for 3,887 miles – the distance from Texas to Anchorage, Alaska. (source)

 

The word “gay” to mean homosexual came from the term “gaycat,” a slang term among “hobos” meaning a young man who accompanies an older, more experienced “hobo”. (source)

 

 

 


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