Rocky Random Facts for 8/15

1.  There is a word for someone giving an opinion on something they know nothing about.  An ‘ultracrepidarian’ is someone who criticizes, judges, or gives advice outside their expertise.

2.  Even though M. Night Shyamalan gets a lot of heat for making a bunch of bombs, all but one of his movies have been profitable.  The only movie he ever made that lost money was his FIRST movie, Wide Awake, in 1998.

3.  The fax machine was invented about 30 years before the telephone.

4.  Every single Snickers bar, except the tiny Halloween-sized ones, are made in Waco, Texas.  The same plant produces all the Starburst in North America.

5.  The official unit of measurement for one million years is a “mega-annus.”  Heh.

(Cambridge / Wikipedia / Fax Authority / KWTX / Wikipedia)