Five Random Facts for Tuesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  Frank Lloyd Wright’s son invented Lincoln Logs.  His design for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo inspired John Lloyd Wright to produce the interlocking log beams on a much smaller scale for kids.

2.  About 700 grapes go into one bottle of wine.  That’s roughly 2.6 pounds, if you’re wondering how much “fruit” you get when you uncork your favorite red.

3.  Fear of the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia.

4.  The best-selling car in America is the red-and-yellow plastic Little Tikes toy called the Cozy Coupe.  About half a million are sold every year, that’s more than the Toyota Camry or Honda Accord.

5.  PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to change their name to the Rescue Shelter Boys.  The Pet Shop Boys turned them down.


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