Category: Trivia

Fun trivia — when you want a little bite of learning.

How Many Eskimo Words for Snow

The notion that the Inuit have dozens of words for snow is widespread, completely false, and still taught in schools. How did this unfounded myth gain so much momentum? Most people have been told at least once that “Eskimos” have

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Written by a Teenager Girl – The Monster Myth of Frankenstein

I do know that for the sympathy of one living being,I would make peace with all. I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If

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The Rum Tum Tugger, a poem by TS Eliot

The Rum Tum Tugger is a curious catif you offer him pheasant he would rather have grouse.if you put him in a house he would much prefer a flat,if you put him in a flat then he’d rather have a

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Running for Governor, a short story by Mark Twain, 1870

A truly hilarious account of how dirty politics and fake news false media stories are nothing new. In 1870, Twain encountered amazingly malicious mud-slinging opponents and newspaper slander from both Republicans and Democrats when he signed up to run a

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The Tale of Custard the Dragon, by Ogden Nash

The Tale of Custard the DragonBy Ogden Nash Belinda lived in a little white house, With a little black kitten and a little gray mouse, And a little yellow dog and a little red wagon,And a realio, trulio little pet

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