Do you love trivia games?  Finding out random bits of information?

Here are five random facts to help you get through your day, or that you can use to impress your friends - or not...

1.  Six people died in the Great Fire of London in 1666.  Seven people have died by falling off of the monument built to commemorate it.

2.  The term "soap opera" comes from old dramatic radio shows from the 1920s and 1930s that were sponsored by Procter & Gamble.  They would use the shows to plug their soap products.

3.  BRIAN MAY from QUEEN has a Ph.D. in astrophysics.

4.  The word "egregious" comes from Latin . . . where it meant "exceptionally good."  But people kept using it sarcastically, to the point where the meaning completely evolved and now, it only means "exceptionally bad."

5.  There are 292 ways to make change for a $1 bill . . . and 9.8 trillion ways to make change for a $100 bill.

(The Monument / Wikipedia / Brian May / Vocabulary / Maa.org)

 

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