Trivial Pursuits or Useless Bits of Information?

Here's some stuff a friend sent me that I thought might be of interest:

Here is some food for thought....most of these should be in the next edition of Trivial Pursuit. Or maybe "useless bits of info"

Lisa


How about these....

The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosey is a rhyme about the plague. Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores ("Ring around the rosey..."), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously), so that it would cover the smell of the sores ("...a pocket full of poseys..."), People who died from the plague would be burned so as to reduce the possible spread of the disease ("...ashes, ashes, we all fall down! >>

Best Wishes and Health to All,

Karl (-Back to home page-)