I thought I would do something lively to get you involved! Also thought it would be great to do this for the first time. Below I’m going to write 13 things, and you have to decide if it’s real or not, fact or fiction. Don’t cheat and Let’s see how well you do.

                                  John F. Kennedy, Anthony Burgess, Aldous Huxley, and                                          C.S. Lewis all died on the same day.

Peanuts are a type of nut

Dropping a penny from the Empire State Building would kill someone

Frankenstein was the name of the monster in Mary Shelley’s book

In 1912, a Paris orphanage held a raffle to raise money—the prizes were live babies.

Tomatoes are a vegetable

Sound travels over 14 times faster through steel than through air

Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows

Australia once lost its prime minister. As in, no one could find him.

There was a chicken that lived for 18 months with its head cut off.

The capital of Australia is Sydney

Giving children sugar makes them hyper

Before there were alarm clocks, people were hired to shoot dried peas from a blow gun at people’s windows in order to wake them up in the morning

XO Sophie