Five random facts for Friday and posted on Saturday this time around:
Alcohol sales were up 55% the week ending March 21. – Source Axios via my mom.
Thanks in part to the cancellation of March Madness there is a glut of chicken wings. The price has tanked from $2/lb during the Super Bowl to $1.09 in April, 2020. – Source Marketplace
The state sport of Maryland is jousting. – Source Futility Closet
In 2017, according to the National Confectioners Association, 16 billion jelly beans were bought and consumed by the American people. – Source HelloGiggles
According to the US Census Bureau, in 2016 there were 5.6 million employer firms and 99.7% employed fewer than 500 people, 98.2% employed fewer than 100 people and 89% employed fewer than 20 people. – Source Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council