August 29, 2007

Thursday Trivia

I am starting a new series form this Thursday known as Thursday Trivia, will be posting interesting titbit's and trivia I came across in a week. Dear readers, do shoot a mail to if u came across anything interesting, for now enjoy this weeks dose

Ram Chandra Agarwal, CMD Vishal Retail started his career in 1985 in a rolling shutter company at Rs 300 a month, next year he opened a 50 sqft garment shop the rest is history

If the per capita consumption is Rs 13 a day, then the individual is above the poverty line, according to Arjun Sengupta report on the Conditions of Work and Promotion of Livelihood in the Unorganized Sector

The only fictional character with a higher degree of recognition than Ronald McDonald is Santa Claus

The British Parliament adopted the first legislative act concerning trademarks in 1266 under the reign of Henry III, and according to that act, every baker had to put his or her mark on the breads that were produced

Ray korc(McDonalds) worked with Walt Disney in World war 1 Red Cross Ambulance Corps, after war Kroc played piano in Chicago Bars and restaurants and sold paper cups

McDonald's franchise owners were trained at McDonald's "Hamburger University" in Elk Grove, Illinois, where a training course led to a "Bachelor in Hamburgerology with a minor in french fries

Cable television, formerly known as Community Antenna Television or CATV, was born in the mountains of Pennsylvania in 1948

ISO is a Greek word, with meaning "equal"

Thomas Edison received his first patent for an electric voting machine.unfortunately, politicians did not want such a machine since they used a delay in the counting of votes to influence the opinions of their colleagues

The Newyork Times cut their costs by $10 million per year by reducing the width of their newspaper by 1.5 inches


Ab said...

hehe dude... interesting.... keep posing

praneeth said...

Thanks, glad you liked it
will post more stuff stay tuned