Wise World of Wellen
- Corn is a type of grass.
- 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.
- 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.
- The reason “Rx” is used for prescriptions is because it’s a short version of the Latin word “recipe,” which means “take.”
- McDonald’s didn’t start accepting credit cards until 2003.