A Daily Dose of Useless Facts and Information!
The first "For Dummies" book was "DOS for Dummies" in 1991. Now the series has around 2,500 titles and more than 200 million copies in print.
The founder of Kodak, George Eastman, hated that months had different numbers of days. So he made the company operate on a 13-month calendar, with 28 days in each, and two left over. He called the 13th month "Sol." It sounds crazy, but the company used the 13-month calendar from 1928 to 1989.
When you talk to yourself in your head, your larynx still makes tiny movements.
The phrase "close, but no cigar" comes from carnivals in the early 1900s, when they used to give out cigars as prizes for winning games.
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