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Monday, May 1, 2017

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Today's fun facts are all about crayons. Although coloring may be geared towards children, some adults find that it can be very therapeutic too!

Enjoy!

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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child."

HINT: (1813 - 1887) Was a prominent, theologically liberal American Congregationalist clergyman and social reformer.

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RANDOM TIDBITS

On average, children between the ages of two and seven color 28 minutes every day.

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The average child in the United States will wear down 730 crayons by his or her tenth birthday.

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The scent of Crayola crayons is among the twenty most recognizable to American adults.

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Washington Irving used the pseudonym Geoffrey Crayon when he published The Sketch-Book, a collection of short stories and essays, including "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle."

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Alice Binney, wife of company co-owner Edwin Binney, coined the word Crayola by joining craie, from the French word meaning chalk, with ola, from oleaginous, meaning oily.

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In 1903, the Binney & Smith company made the first box of Crayola crayons costing a nickel and containing eight colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, and black.




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WHO SAID IT?

QUOTE: "There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child."

ANSWER: Henry Ward Beecher

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