Taylor's Tidbit

A Daily Dose of Useless Facts and Information!

Shell Oil Company got the name "Shell" because when it started in 1833, it was a store that sold imported seashells. It didn't get into the oil business for another 50 years.

We call actors' parts "roles" because in the 17th century in France, they'd get their scripts on rolls of paper.

Frank Baum was writing "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", he got the name "Oz" from his filing cabinet. One drawer was "A to G" . . . one was "H to N" . . . and one was "O to Z."

Eggplants contain nicotine . . . but you'd have to eat about 20 of them to get the same amount as one cigarette.

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