Fun and Games

Do you remember when Trivial Pursuit first came on the scene?

We used to play frequently and, as it turned out, I was pretty good at it.

In fact, my family loved to tease that I must be “secretly studying the questions ahead of time”, LOL!


This edition of Lucky Seven features 7 Bits of Trivia

And I swear I only knew #2 and #4, before today. ๐Ÿ˜‰


1. Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

2. The phrase “sleep tight” is based on the fact that early mattresses were filled with straw and held up with rope, which was firmly stretched across the bed frame. A tight sleep was a comfortable sleep.

3. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

4. The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law, which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

5. A group of frogs is called an army. A group of rhinos is called a crash. A group of kangaroos is called a mob.

6.111,111,111 x 111,111,111=12,345,678,987,654,321

7. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.


Do you have a favorite game?

Or maybe another bit of trivia to share with us? ๐Ÿ˜‰



I Never Knew That . . .

Guess what?

Itโ€™s time for another edition of Lucky Seven! ๐Ÿ˜€


This week, I have . . .

7 Little Known Facts!


1. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

2. The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s “Its A Wonderful Life”.

3. Married men revealed that they change their underwear twice as often as single men.

4. If you were to spell out numbers in words โ€“ one, two, three, etc., how far would you have to go until you would find the letter “A”? — One thousand!

5. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers have in common? — All were invented by women.

6. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

7. 40% of all people who come to a party in your home snoop in your medicine cabinet.


I‘ll bet you know a bit of trivia that would dazzle us!

Won’t you share it? ๐Ÿ˜‰