Monday, September 28, 2009

Fun "fact" of the day

I think I'll throw out one of these fun "facts" every week or so, just because it's so funny the things we used to believe. And here we go:

"Fruit should be eaten ripe, raw, fresh and perfect. It should be eaten in moderation. It should be eaten not later than 4 o'clock in the aftenoon. No water, or fluid of any description, should be allowed within an hour after eating fruit."

-The Guide Board to Health, Peace and Competence (1869)


  1. That's hilarious. I love reading "rules" and such from the olden days. They're priceless!

  2. Love the blue pitcher in the photo!!! And trivia is fun. . . keep it coming.

  3. That fact is so funny, its crazy what people used to believe. But in 100 years time people might be looking back on what we think is true now and say the same thing.
    Love that photo as well btw!

  4. Sam and I just had our first shared giggle of the morning over that one :) It is his 21st today! You gave him the first giggle of his 21st. Special!

  5. That's a pretty funny one. It makes you stop and wonder if the "experts" of our day really know what they're talking about any more than the experts of 1869 did.

  6. Amazing! I feel like such a rebel, breaking the fruit eating rules!


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