Tuesday, March 13, 2012


~  The 5 dog breed accepted in the U.S. Army's K-9 Corps during World War II were German Shepherds, Belgian Sheepdogs, Doberman Pinschers, Farm Collies, and Giant Schnauzers.

~  Jackie Kennedy rebelled at being addressed as First Lady, claiming "it sounds like a saddle horse."  

~  Early editions of the bestselling cookbook The Joy of Cooking recommended that you feed an opossum milk and cereal 10 days before killing it.

~  The now extinct megalodon, believed to be the largest predator ever to exist on earth, was a giant prehistoric shark - reaching 50 feet or more in length - that fed on whales.

~  The phrase "Don't count your chickens before they hatch" originated in the Aesop fable The Milkmaid and Her Pail written around 570 B.C.

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