Apr 21, 2022

Random Thursday


Today's the day! We enter a new chapter in Shane Carley's True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t! For the next few weeks we'll be learning about bizarre facts regarding history and politics!

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Did you know that the state sport of Maryland is jousting?


Like, they do they still play it then? Regularly?

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Did you know that hamsters are illegal in Hawaii? Apparently, although hamsters would thrive in the climate, Hawaiian lawmakers fear the effects that bringing in a new species into the delicate ecosystem would have.


Wow! That's weird!



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Richard Nixon really wanted to be a rapper instead of going into politics. But he apparently never found a "good rap group" to join in those days!

I guess I never thought of rap as being something that came before the 80s! It was the 70s apparently, and here I thought it was just disco that was popular at that time!

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Audie Murphy was a famous Hollywood actor, but first he was a decorated solider. He served in WWII and was awarded over 30 different medals for valor in the US military.

Not familiar with this guy, but whoa!

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During the Civil War, an estimated 750,000 Americans died. This was 2.5% of the country's total population at that time.

Oh god, that's just terrible.

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