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Words You Never Heard

Oct 25, 2018

 

Recently a traveler alerted an airline that she would be bringing an emotional-support animal on a flight from Orlando to Cleveland.  What she failed to mention is that this particular animal would be so bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.  Now that’s a bit twistical.  Twistical is another word for not quite...


Oct 22, 2018

 

If you’re like me, this time of year your blood type is ‘pumpkin spice!’  Here are some sweet facts about Halloween Candy: The process of covering a chocolate center with hard candy like an M&M is called Enrobing!

Harry Burnett Reese named his chocolate-covered peanut butter cup after himself.   Did you know...


Oct 22, 2018

 

 

Did you know the average US worker spends over a thousand dollars a year on coffee?  We seem to think that coffee will relieve the Storm und drang (shtoom oon drong) or the stress of life.  I admit I love coffee, especially in the morning.  If I don’t get my cup of Joe I can become quite a quaddler.  A quaddler is...


Oct 19, 2018

 

A New Hampshire man Steve Geddes just made US history by growing a pumpkin so large it surpassed the record for largest pumpkin in North America!  Presented at the Deerfield Fair in New Hampshire last month, his massive pumpkin weighed in at 2528 pounds! That was enough to break the record and win $6000 in prize...


Oct 18, 2018

 

Have you heard the one about the horse that walked into a bar?   No long faces, but recently in Chantilly France, a racehorse got away from its trainer and galloped into a nearby sports bar!  What’s another word for a chaotic situation? Doobungus!

 

Fortunately, the horse was just a neigh-sayer and no one got hurt. ...