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no responses. December 17, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Tuesday December 17, 2019


Fun Fact Tuesday December 17, 2019

Does the “X” in “Xmas” take “Christ” out of “Christmas?  Xmas is a common abbreviation of the word Christmas, however, some people think that this spelling […]

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no responses. December 16, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Monday December 16, 2019


Fun Fact Monday December 16, 2019

“Jingle Bells” was written for Thanksgiving, not Christmas. The song was written in 1857 by James Lord Pierpont and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh”. The song […]

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no responses. December 13, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Friday December 13, 2019.


Fun Fact Friday December 13, 2019.

Cookie Monster evolved from a monster created by Jim Henson for a General Foods Canada commercial in 1966. This character advertised the snack foods Wheels, Crowns, and Flutes along […]

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no responses. December 12, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Thursday December 12, 2019.


Fun Fact Thursday December 12, 2019.

Mars, Incorporated is an American manufacturer of candy, pet food and other food products and a provider of animal care services.  The company is ranked as the […]

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no responses. December 11, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Wednesday December 11, 2019.


Fun Fact Wednesday December 11, 2019.

Hewlett Packard was founded by Bill Hewlett and David Packard initially produced a line of electronic test and measurement equipment. The company got its first big […]

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no responses. December 10, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Tuesday December 10, 2019.


Fun Fact Tuesday December 10, 2019.

It feels good to have a sip of whisky on a cold day, but that burning sensation is not some kind of interior warmth, as you […]

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no responses. December 9, 2019 The River 95.3

Fun Fact Monday December 9, 2019.


Fun Fact Monday December 9, 2019.

Chrysippus of Soli was a Greek philosopher. He is known as the father of Stoicism.  Chrysippus excelled in logic, the theory of knowledge, ethics and physics. He created an […]

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