2 3 live&learn&rejoice: Miscellaneous

February 26, 2011


The first minimum wage in the US, back in 1938, was $0.25/hour.

The average American uses 168 gallons of water each day.

The average daily commute to work in the US is 20.4 minutes, 9.2 miles.

The female side of the family is called the distaff side; the male side, the spear side.

All from The Book of Answers (Barbara Berliner, Simon & Schuster, 1990)