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Wise World of Wellen

Wise World of Wellen

Wise World of Wellen

  1. Corn is a type of grass.
  2. The smell of fresh-cut grass is a distress signal. The grass is releasing a chemical that makes that smell to try to save itself from the mortal wound you just dealt to it.
  3. The White House was totally open to the public through the early 1900s. Andrew Jackson had to spend his first night as president in a hotel because the 20,000 people partying at the White House after his inauguration were too rowdy.
  4. The reason “Rx” is used for prescriptions is because it’s a short version of the Latin word “recipe,” which means “take.”
  5. McDonald’s didn’t start accepting credit cards until 2003.