• Are you interested in pogonotrophy? If you’re a woman, the answer is probably no. The word, derived from the Greek word “pogon,” or “beard,” and the suffix “-trophy,” or “nourishment,” refers to the growing of a beard.
• Saturday, May 3, 2008, was the fourth annual World Naked Gardening Day.
• It was humorist Erma Bombeck who made the following sage observation: “Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.”
• For better or worse, Wal-Mart stores are a ubiquitous part of the American landscape, and they’re spreading across the world. The ones in foreign countries aren’t all like the ones we’re familiar with here at home, though. In some places, Wal-Mart stores have weekly singles nights. If you’re in the market for love as well as cheap goods, you can tie a red ribbon on your cart to announce your intentions.
• Chickens were domesticated before cats were.
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