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Did You Know?

I thought for this segment of “Did you know”, I’d relate a few things pursuant to MONEY.  Now I don’t know how much of this is the absolute truth, but interesting non the less!

The word “millionaire” was first used by Benjamin Disraeli in his 1826 novel Vivian Grey.

TIP is the acronym for “To Insure Promptness”.

Money notes are not made from paper, it is made mostly from a special blend of cotton and linen.

The first credit card was issued by American Express in 1951.

The $ sign was designed in 1788 by Oliver Pollock.

Annual global spending on education is $80 billion.

Annual US and European expenditure on pet food is $17 billion

Global expenditure on healthcare and nutrition is $13 billion.

Well there you have it!  Some fun facts worth checking out.

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