Trivia & Amazing Facts [1-8-17]

Trivia & Amazing Facts
  • By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand
  • An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes
  • A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person
  • St. Patrick was a fifth-century English (or perhaps Scottish) missionary to Ireland. The feast day of St. Patrick has been observed in Ireland on March 17 for hundreds of years. The date falls during the fasting season of Lent, but on St. Patrick's Day the prohibitions against eating meat were lifted, and the Irish would celebrate their patron saint with dancing, drinking, and feasting on the traditional meal of Irish bacon and cabbage
  • The phrase "a red letter day" dates back to 1704, when holy days were marked in red letters in church calendars