Crazy Times on Pennylane
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
USELESS INFO TUESDAY
~ 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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