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no responses. November 20, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 20, 2020.


Fun Fact November 20, 2020.

Another fun word today!  Have you ever experienced largesse?  I’m not talking about size, at least not physical size.  A largesse is simply a donation.  Alms, […]

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no responses. November 19, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 19, 2020.


Fun Fact November 19, 2020.

Turkey day is coming up.  In exactly a week most all of us will be sitting down enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  But what about the […]

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no responses. November 18, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 18, 2020.


Fun Fact November 18, 2020.

Are you going to eat that?  People call some weird things food.  Have you ever tried frog legs?  They say it tastes like, and has the […]

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no responses. November 17, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 17, 2020.


Fun Fact November 17, 2020.

A bit of hyperbole today.  You’ve probably heard, and may have even said, “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse!”  The idiom dates back to […]

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no responses. November 16, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 16, 2020.


Fun Fact November 16, 2020.

Today a memory from my childhood; Stone Soup.  I remember fondly my mother reading me this fable to me on many occasions.  I can remember the […]

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no responses. November 13, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 13, 2020.


Fun Fact November 13, 2020.

I like books, but I’m certainly not a biblioklept.  This is another on the long list of weird words.  If you are a biblioklept you steal […]

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no responses. November 12, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 12, 2020.


Fun Fact November 12, 2020.

Andrew Ellicott was on a ship off the Florida Keys on this date in 1799 when he witnessed something amazing. According to History Dot com Ellicott […]

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no responses. November 11, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 11, 2020.


Fun Fact November 11, 2020.

It was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month that the guns fell silent in 1918, ending the war that was […]

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no responses. November 10, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 10, 2020.


Fun Fact November 10, 2020.

I hope you’re not feeling under the weather.  You can imagine a person, dragging themselves through a driving rain, dejected and despondent.  On top of that […]

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no responses. November 9, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 9, 2020.


Fun Fact November 9, 2020.

It’s a cartoon staple and something found in many workshops, especially a shop that works with metal.  I’m talking about the anvil.   Anvils were first made […]

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no responses. November 6, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 6, 2020.


Fun Fact November 6, 2020.

Our fun fact today won’t cost you an arm and leg.  That’s a pretty hefty price, if you take it literally.  One tale of it’s origin […]

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no responses. November 5, 2020 The River 95.3

Fun Fact November 5, 2020


Fun Fact November 5, 2020

Today another animal from down under.  The Wombat is a short-legged, muscular quadrupedal marsupial that are native to Australia. They are about 40 inches long with small, stubby tails […]

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