Sunday, June 17, 2012



  • The collective noun for a group of owls is Parliament.
  • Belgian artist Georges Remi created the comic book character Tintin.
  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs was famously paid an annual salary of $1 per year.
  • The city of Osaka is on the Japanese Island of Honshu.
  • Former UK Prime Minister Maggie Thatcher is portrayed by Meryl Streep in the movie The Iron Lady.
  • The Slap , a novel by Australian author Christos Tsoikas was adapted into a min-series on the Australian network ABC.
  • An espresso coffee with a small amount of milk in it is known as Macchiato.
  • The Australian Herring is better known in South Australia as Tommy Ruff.
  • Decimal currency was adopted by Australia in 1966.
  • A cavoodle is a cross between a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel and a Toy Poodle.

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