Tuesday, March 9, 2010

~ Britney Spears first marriage to childhood sweetheart Jason Alexander lasted 55 hours

~ In dog sledding, the command customarily given to get the dog team moving is "Hike." "Mush" is rarely used.

~ The assassination unit inside the former Soviet Union's KGB was called SMERSH. The name is an abbreviation of the unit's Russian motto, "smert shpionam" which means death to spies.

~ New Hampshire's state motto "Live Free or Die" was taken from a letter written in 1809 by Revolutionary War General John Stark to members of his company.

~ The dried meat of a coconut is called Copra.

~ I am on a horse. (Just seeing if you are paying attention!)

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