EDITOR’S NOTE: Special thanks to the office of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (4th District, Missouri) for providing the legislative history on the American Hippo Bill. Who doesn’t enjoy a good ol’ slab of […]
Can Giraffes Swim?
If you are at all like us at Commonplace Fun Facts, you often lie awake at night, pondering things such as, “Why does walking with a cup of coffee cause it to […]
That’s a Big Muster, Mister
Everyone knows a group of cattle is known as a herd and a bunch of fish is called a school, but how well do you know the collective names for these animals? […]
The Gladiator Emperor of Rome
Commodus (161-192), Roman Emperor from 180 to 192. Dio Cassius describes him as “not naturally wicked but, on the contrary, as guileless as any man that ever lived. His great simplicity, however, […]