Today’s Trivia



A man became so enraged by spam he quit his job, studied law, and now makes a living filing lawsuits against spammers. (source)


After WW2 a US soldier sent his son a letter using Hitler’s personal stationary. (source)


“Wi-Fi” isn’t a shortened form and doesn’t stand for anything. It’s just a made up trademark that is fun to say. (source)


A Yale professor has found that Tea Party supporters, on average, are actually more scientifically literate than the average person who is not a Tea Party supporter. But not by much. (source)


Peanuts are an ingredient in dynamite. (source)


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  • Pissedoffyouth

    Or he could get a spam filter?

  • Nechtan

    Mike Tyson was called Kid Dynamite early (as pictured) in his career?

    • This one’s over. Well done.

      • Nechtan

        Sorry Petal, I love the/a challenge, I’ll behave myself.

        • It’s OK. I used to dominate at times, and decided to step back for a while to let others have a go.

          It’s a fun thing to do at the end of the day!

          You keep going. If others want to, they’ll have to get ready by 8pm every day :)

  • Steve (North Shore)

    Is that like TWAIN – technology without an interesting name

    • Bunswalla

      It’s a bastardisation of Hi-Fi with the Wi meaning wireless.

  • GregM

    What is it with peanuts? Everything you pick up “may contain traces of nuts”. What’s the magic ingredient in them ?

    • bristol

      Um, Jimmy Carter?

      • GregM


    • Harvey Wilson

      Ask Super Goof