Today’s Trivia

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Via wallpaperpin.com

 

The youngest person in the US to be executed by the state was 14 years old. In 1944 George Stinney was found guilty of double murder and sentenced to the electric chair. Kid was so short they had to use a bible to boost him up on the chair. (source)

 

The term ‘Caucasian’ was first used by a German philosopher to designate what he deemed to be ‘attractive’ races. (source)

 

Contrary to the belief of the vast majority of media presenters, the use of “an” in, for example, “an historic event” is incorrect. Probably. (source)

 

Not sure if Cam already covered this but: a ‘Wiener Attack’ is not always sexual. (source)

 

Over 70,000 years ago there was a volcanic eruption so powerful it may have killed all but about 10,000 human survivors. (source)


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