Some Things I Learned from Reader’s Digest This Month

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Here are a few of the wonderful things I learned from Reader’s Digest this month (February 2019 issue):

Citronella candles really don’t repel mosquitoes, but catnip does.

Eskimos do not have the most words for snow. Canadian Inuit have more than 50 words and Central Siberian Yupik have 40 words for snow. But the Scots have 421 words for snow!

Words for Snow: Canadian Inuit have more than 50 words and Central Siberian Yupik have 40 words for snow. But the Scots have 421 words for snow!

Eskimos do not have the most words for snow. Canadian Inuit have more than 50 words and Central Siberian Yupik have 40 words for snow. But the Scots have 421 words for snow! Click To Tweet

While Minnesota has over 14,000 lakes (Minnesota’s count), Alaska has a whole lot more: More than three million lakes!

While Minnesota has over 14,000 lakes (Minnesota's count), Alaska has a whole lot more: More than three million lakes! Click To Tweet

A tweet: Proud to announce my dream of becoming a criminal lawyer is halfway complete! Just working on the lawyer part now.

Proud to announce my dream of becoming a criminal lawyer is halfway complete! Just working on the lawyer part now. Click To Tweet

Montpelier, Vermont is the only state capital without a McDonald’s within the city limits. And they don’t have a Burger King either! What do those folks eat?

Montpelier, Vermont is the only state capital without a McDonald's within the city limits. And they don't have a Burger King either! What do those folks eat? Click To Tweet

Brew your tea cold if you want more antioxidants. Source: Michael Greger, author of The How Not to Die Cookbook.

Brew your tea cold if you want more antioxidants. Source: Michael Greger, author of The How Not to Die Cookbook. Click To Tweet
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