Five Random Facts for Tuesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  Sports teams first visited the White House in 1865, when President Andrew Johnson welcomed baseball’s Washington Nationals and Brooklyn Atlantics.

2.  Bourbon is named after Bourbon County, Kentucky.  95% of bourbon is still made in Kentucky today, but there’s only one distillery in Bourbon County, and it just opened in 2014.  Before prohibition, there were dozens of distilleries there.

3.  WD-40 got its name because it took the inventors 40 tries to get its formula right.

4.  The most lucrative type of gambling for Vegas casinos is, slot machines.  61% of their revenue comes from slots.

5.  Biweekly has two definitions:  Happening every two weeks or happening twice a week.


(White House History / Wikipedia / Wikipedia / U.S. News & World Report / Merriam-Webster)