Wise World of Wellen presented by the Salem Eye Clinic
1. When scientists in England saw the platypus for the first time in the late 1700s, they thought it was fake . . . and someone had stitched together a bunch of other animal parts to prank them.
2. The Atlanta Falcons drafted John Wayne in the 17th round of the 1972 NFL Draft. He was 64 years old at the time, but they wanted to symbolize that they valued men who were TOUGH. The league vetoed the pick.
3. The oldest socks ever discovered are from between 300 and 500 A.D. . . . and they were designed to be worn with sandals.
4. Snapple’s Apple Juice doesn’t have any apple in it . . . they use pears to simulate the taste of apple.
5. When 3 Musketeers bars were released in 1932, they had three small candy bars in a package: One chocolate, one strawberry, and one vanilla. That’s how it got the name . . . which stuck even when it became just one candy bar in 1945.
Based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the Illinois Optometric Association, Salem Eye Clinic will be postponing all routine eye care until further notice.
Although the office will be closed for routine exams, their doctors will be available to provide emergency care during this time. Staff will also be available to dispense glasses and contact lens orders already placed, repair glasses, and answer questions.
In the spirit of social distancing and minimizing contact, they are offering patients FREE SHIPPING on all contact lens orders of two boxes or more. Please call at 548-3506 if you have any questions or need to place an order.