Things Now Known #18

  • In The Wire Omar Little’s character had a trademark whistle of “A Hunting We Will Go”. Michael Kenneth Williams‘ attempts were so poor that the whistle was provided by Susan Allenback. (via IMDb)
  • Donnie Andrews, the inspiration for Omar Little in The Wire, actually jumped from a balcony two floors higher than Omar did during a gunfight. (via What’s Alan Watching)
  • Moose antlers can grow up to an inch per day. The fastest growing bone mass on the planet. (via Meet the Moose Family)
  • The busiest RNLI stations aren’t situated on the U.K. coastline, they are on the Thames in London. (via Saving Lives at Sea)
  • Stinging insects detect your movements and breath. So try not to breathe heavily as you’re running away waving your arms about. (via Penn’s Sunday School)
  • Posted on Monday, 26 September 2016
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