Jun 16, 2022

Random Thursday


Time for another fun round of interesting facts from history in True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t by Shane Carley!

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General Joseph Hooker was apparently well supplied with prostitutes that his soldiers were credited with giving the word "hooker" its start. Although, linguists have found evidence that show the word was in use before General Hooker's time.

Never knew that!

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Did you know President John Adams had a dog named Satan?

Back then? Seriously?!


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Did you know that Buzz Aldrin had a rap gig with Snoop Dogg as his producer? He went on to rap the song called "The Rocket Experience."

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For some reason the book questioned whether Ivan the Terrible was the inspiration for Dracula, when everyone knows that was Vlad the Impaler!

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The Roman Emperor Caligula was known for pampering his horses very much indeed. Some think he appointed one to the Senate, but that is false. This idea came from the novel, I, Claudius.

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