Just before a game, famous baseball player Babe Ruth was taken to a hospital due to extreme stomach pain. He had eaten twelve hot dogs in a row!
Pepsi spent millions of dollars on an advertising campaign in China with a translation of the slogan, “Pepsi gives you life.” Only problem was, they got the translation wrong: “Pepsi brings your ancestors back from the grave.”
Every day in America nine people die from accidentally drinking, eating or inhaling something other than food.
One day in Poland, a brewery developed a plumbing problem in which beer was accidentally pumped into the incoming water supply. The result: Residents of the town got free beer on tap at their kitchen sinks, bathrooms and garden faucets.
The painting that won second place in a competition held by the U.S. National Academy of Design was hanging upside down when it was judged.
I found the following in a book published in 1858: “An English gentleman, traveling some years ago in Ireland, took a hammer and tacks with him, Continue reading “”
The Federal Reserve offers a free service. If you have cash that has been burned, torn, or otherwise destroyed, they will help you verify and replace that money. They once received a shotgun in which a man had hidden some money, but forgot and fired the gun. In another case, a farmer sent his cow’s stomach to them, all stuffed with money.