Random Facts of the Week #8

– South American gauchos were known to put raw steak under their saddles before starting a day’s riding, in order to tenderise the meat

– American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

– Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down – hence the expression “to get fired.”

– The chances of your dying on the trip to buy your MegaBucks ticket is greater than your chance of winning

– When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 miles per year.