Five Fact Friday #12

Five random facts for Friday:

On average, a man’s beard will grow 5.5 inches per year. – NextLuxury.com

American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave an estimated $427.71 billion to U.S. charities in 2018. GivingUSA

In 2018 the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s total budget, which includes the Section 8 program and other forms of public housing and rental assistance, totaled $54.887 billion. – HUD

Benjamin Franklin, age 70, was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence. Two men, Edward Rutledge and Thomas Lynch, Jr. were 26 when they signed – Rutledge was younger by three months.- US Archives

This one is special for the locals here in Winston-Salem: Dewey’s Bakery sells sheet cake remnants for $5 a pound. My life, or waist size, won’t be the same after this discovery. – Dewey’s Bakery via my wife

 

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