Five Random Facts for Tuesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  Women make up 82% of all hosts in American restaurants, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2.  During World War Two, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles both had so many players go off to war, they merged for the 1943 season and played as the Steagles.  They won five games and didn’t make the playoffs.

3.  You could fit 75 New Jerseys into Alaska.  Alaska’s also bigger than Texas, California, and Montana combined.

4.  Barry Manilow didn’t write his song “I Write the Songs”.  It was written by Bruce Johnston from the Beach Boys.

5.  Ben and Jerry originally wanted to get into the bagel business, but picked ice cream because it was cheaper.


(NY Times / Wikipedia / / Wikipedia / Washington Post)