Wednesday, June 12, 2013


~  Legendary rock musician John Lennon ahs an international airport that bears his name.Liverpool Airport in England was officially renamed Liverpool john Lennon airport in 2002.

~  The only person prominently pictured on U.S. currency that was not born in the continental United States is Alexander Hamilton.  He was born on the island of Nevis, in the West Indes.

~  The only three grapes authorized for use in producing authentic French champagne are Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier.

~  An otter's den is known as a holt or a couch.  the holt is its main lair;  the couch is a temporary resting place.

~  The popular children's book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" features characters named Agustus Gloop, Violet Beauregarde, and Veruca Salt.

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