Fun Facts That Will Amaze You

The last time I did Fun Facts people raved about how informative and funny they were so I wanted to start a new weekend tradition.

At Medieval Times dinner attractions, you eat with your hands because people didn’t use utensils in the middle ages. (

Freelancers originally referred to self-employed, sword-wielding mercenaries: literally “free lancers.” (

We shake hands to show we’re unarmed. (

Although no longer connected to the beer company, Guinness World Records was founded by the managing director of Guinness Brewery in the 1950s. (

Michelin stars are highly coveted by elite and upscale restaurants the world over—but they’re actually given out by the Michelin tire company, the same one whose mascot is the marshmallow-like Michelin Man. If you want to get fancy, pronounce it in the original French, “mich-LEH.” (




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