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What You Ought To Know

11 Things You Didn't Know You Ought To Know:
(Also known as Cannwin's Bored List)

1. The Cranberry, Blueberry, and Concord blue grape are the only native fruits of North America.

2. 10 inches of snow is the equivalent of 1 inch of rain.

3. Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is the fear of long words.

4. Pearls will dissolve in vinegar.

5. Lettuce is from the sunflower family.

6. Cashews and poison ivy are related.

7. It is unlikely that you will actually sink in quicksand. If you relax you will actually float to the top, like in water.
8. Benjamin Franklin never patented a single one of his inventions.

9. The Influenza outbreak of 1918 (ala Edward Cullen) killed 500,000 people in 8 months.

10. Salt is the only rock that can be eaten by humans.

11. You can now vote for your favorite blog in my sidebar.

Comments

Lisa said…
Love this post. I want more. So fun to read.
heather said…
This was a fun read! Also Holy Crap!? I'm on the favorite blog to follow poll!? That's awesome! And, don't tell, but I totally voted for myself.
Cannwin said…
@heather

Haha, you're the only one whose voted so far. Talk about participation. ::rolls eyes::

;)

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Mutterings of a Middle-Aged Dreamer

Use your words, my dear sweet soul, they are inside of you... So find them. Write, you silly girl, write so hard the world will never forget you.
But does it matter if the world remembers you? 
Age begins to press its hands upon your chest and the need to be remembered seems to increase with the pressure. 
Stop.
That's not a line of thought you're interested in pursuing. 
Live in the now.
Does it matter if the world remembers you if your neighbor is going hungry? 
Perhaps age is merely pushing you out the door. 
Go. Live in the now.