Five Random Facts for Monday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  Roughly 20% of American adults have zero (or limited) credit history.

2.  When the first Gap store opened in San Francisco in 1969, it only sold two things:  Levi’s and records.

3.  An advertising executive named Cliff Freeman came up with Little Caesars’ “Pizza Pizza!” slogan, AND Wendy’s “Where’s the beef?” slogan.  (He passed away in 2021 at the age of 80.)

4.  George Washington didn’t wear a wig.  He was really balding on top, curly on the sides, and had a ponytail.  He used powder to make his hair look white like a wig.

5.  Linguists have determined that the five oldest words in English are who, two, three, I, and five.


(CFPB / Wikipedia / New York Times / National Geographic / Daily Mail)