Curious Trivial Facts (10/16)

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This informative post will be posted on Saturday along with my usual writing.  We can all appreciate some of the lesser known facts from around the world.

The popular website Yahoo! got its name from a word thought up by Jonathan Swift and used in his classic, GULLIVER’S TRAVELS, to mean “rude, unsophisticated, uncouth.”  The exclamation point was necessitated by law, added for trademark purposes after it was discovered that a brand of Yahoo barbecue sauce and a line of Yahoo knives already existed.

Strawberries contain more vitamin C than oranges.

These facts have been discovered in I NEVER KNEW THAT by David Hoffman (2009).

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