A Few More Tidbits

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Some trivia and quotes

Submitted: January 28, 2016

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Did you know-

-The inventor of the power lawnmower was Ransom E. Olds (of Oldsmobile fame) in 1915

-What oil company opened the first drive-in service station in the United States?-Gulf on December 1st in Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1913

-In the Bible, how much time did Jonah spend in the belly of a whale?-Three days and three nights

-What is the longest name in the bible?-Mahershalalhashbaz

-How many children did Mormon Leader Brigham Young have? 57, with 16 of his 27 wives

-What was the name of the ship Francis Scott Key was on when he wrote "The Star Spangled Banner" in 1814?- The Minden

-What is the only country in the Middle East that does not have a desert?- Lebanon

-Where was St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, born?- In the town of Kilpatrick in Scotalnd.

-What is the longest river in Europe?-The Volga, in Russia, approximately 2293 miles long

-How many islands are there in Hong Kong?-235

-Who was the first presidential jogger?- Theodore Roosevelt. He jogged around the Washington Monument daily.

 

""He who is small in faith will never be great in anything but failure."- Anonymous

"He who is evil is also in the punishment of evil."-Emmanuel Swedenborg

"May I tell you why it seems to me a good thing for us to remember wrong that has been done to us? That we may forgive it."-Charels Dickens

"Give and forgive-the two most important words in any relationship."- the writer of this posting

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