Tuesday, May 21, 2013


 ~  A kakistocracy is a kind of government with the worst of a society's citizens in power.  (Sorry, I just had to!)

 ~  The computer mouse was first referred to as an "X-Y position indicator for a display system" in its inventor's patent application.  Inventor Douglas Engelbart received a patent in 1970.

 ~  Flamboyant Hall of Fame quarterback Joe namath donated a pair of pantyhose to Planet Hollywood.  He wore them on the field on cold days.

 ~  Zoologists believe it is likely that Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer is female.  Male reindeer usually shed their antlers before mid-December.  Female reindeer don't drop their antlers until spring when their claves are born.

~  There were four cabinet positions during George Washington's presidency:  Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, and Attorney General.

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