Tag: did you know

A red herring is distracting

June 30, 2020 originally posted Dec 23, 2019 Fun With Words All of the info comes from the book The Weird World of Words by Mitchell Symons. Word of the day: Gambrinous – the state of being full of beer A word that changed… Continue Reading “A red herring is distracting”

“Ahoy”

Jan 9, 2020 Just swimming by to say… hello salutations howdy! or howdydo! how’s tricks? (gem from the 1920’s) breaker, breaker (Think CB radio) “Hello sunshine” “a simple hello could lead to a million things” Did you know… That Canadians say “sorry” so much… Continue Reading ““Ahoy””

Ants don’t have lungs!

Nov 27, 2019 Did you know… a tiger’s tongue is so rough, it can lick the paint off buildings and the skin from the bones of animals a tiger’s legs are so powerful they can remain standing, even when dead. baby elephants suck their… Continue Reading “Ants don’t have lungs!”

Did you know that today will never be tomorrow?

November 16, 2019 Just some did you know questions to ponder…and think about. Did you know… that when someone appears in your dreams, that person misses you? it’s impossible to walk in a straight line while blind folded? You’ll end up walking in circles… Continue Reading “Did you know that today will never be tomorrow?”

Fun With Words

Nov 4, 2019 One of these days I’ll do a post just on “Happiness is…”, but not today! Did you know… that fireflies aren’t flies, they’re beetles? the word GIRL’s original meaning was ‘a young person of either sex’? (it’s true, I looked it… Continue Reading “Fun With Words”

Even Now: Did you know?

Oct 18, 2019 I was going to make this post about my cat, since I showed you his dinner. But he snapped at me a few minutes ago, so I decided that he didn’t need any more publicity! LOL!! At least not today! Hope… Continue Reading “Even Now: Did you know?”