Five Random Facts for Friday

Here are some random facts for you:

1.  There’s a town in the Oklahoma panhandle named “Hooker” and its slogan is:  “It’s a location, not a vocation.”

2.  We call big movies blockbusters because giant bombs from World War Two were called “blockbusters,” and over time, the word evolved to describe anything on a massive scale.

3.  Smokey the Bear’s official name is just Smokey Bear . . . no “the.”

4.  There’s a difference between a moonroof and a sunroof.  Sunroofs open all the way, moonroofs don’t.

5.  AMBER Alerts are named after a nine-year-old girl who was kidnapped in Texas in 1996 named Amber Hagerman, but AMBER was turned into an acronym for America’s Missing Broadcast Emergency Response.


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