Wise World of Wellen presented by Salem Eye Clinic
1. Shaquille O’Neal hit one three-pointer in his 21-year NBA career. It came in his fourth season. He ended his career 1-for-22 on three pointers . . . 4.5%.
2. Big Ben isn’t the name of the clock or the clock tower in England . . . it’s just the name of one of the bells hanging in the tower. The tower’s name is Elizabeth Tower.
3. The Mona Lisa is only 30 inches high and 21 inches across . . . smaller than the average poster you’d have on your wall.
4. The U.S. Forest Service created Smokey the Bear in 1944 after their deal ran out with Disney to use Bambi on their forest fire prevention posters.
5. There are 76 colleges whose sports team nickname is the Eagles. Tigers is the second-most common with 46 schools . . . and Bulldogs is third with 40.
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