Five Random Facts for Wednesday

Here are some random facts for you.

1.  It seems like Italy and tomatoes go hand-in-hand, but tomatoes were originally just an ornamental table decoration.  They weren’t incorporated into Italy’s cuisine until the 1700s.

2.  Disney planned on building their second park in St. Louis, not Orlando.  They developed a park in the 1960s called “Walt Disney’s Riverfront Square”, but it wound up falling through.

3.  Only two states have both Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr.:  Wyoming and Oklahoma.

4.  Tim Burton considered casting Bill Murray as Batman instead of Michael Keaton.

5.  60% of all the Christmas decorations in the world are made in factories in one town in China.  (It’s a place called Yiwu, pronounced Eee-ooh.)


(Wikipedia / Wikipedia / The Daily Meal / / The Guardian)