Every morning around 8:15am Brooks gives you one minute of Useless Facts to impress your friends with…
- Pumpkin beer dates back to early colonists in the U.S. who didn’t have enough grains available to make normal beer, so they used the cheapest substitute, which was pumpkin.
- The founder of Timex watches picked the name in honor of his father . . . because his father loved reading “Time” magazine and using Kleenex.
- The “Guinness Book of World Records” holds a world record . . . for being the best-selling copyrighted book of all time, even ahead of Webster’s dictionary.
- In Quebec, it’s illegal for a woman to take her husband’s last name after they get married.