Tuesday, February 14, 2012

 ~  Sherlock Holmes pursued the hobby of beekeeping after he retired from crime solving.
~  The only currency found in Abraham Lincoln's wallet after he was assassinated was a Confederate five dollar bill.

~  Hot tempered tennis star Goran Ivanisevic was forced to withdraw from the Samsung Open in Brighton, England in 2000 because he ran out of rackets during a match.  The hard-serving Croat had smashed 3 rackets in three separate outbursts and didn't have another one with him.

 ~  A century old pair of Levi's jeans discovered in a long-abandoned Colorado coal mine was sold for $25,000 in 1997.

~  The spice turmeric gives American-style mustard its yellow color.

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