The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Four – Fun Fact

You know how when you were younger (or if you are around young kids) you would close your eyes and count to 20 while playing hide and go seek? Or maybe to 10? What about 100? Today’s Fun Fact for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 24 focuses on…COUNTING TO 100,000

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Two – Fun Fact

Have you ever faked an injury in order to gain sympathy from someone? In Chapter 22, we discover a trick the beggars used in order to get more money from passersby. Today’s Fun Fact for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 22 focuses on…FAKE WOUNDS

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-One – Fun Fact

In Chapter 21, Edward finds himself in a tricky situation. He’s being held captive by the hermit, and appears to have no way of escaping. If only he had read this blog post, maybe he could have gotten free! Today’s Fun Fact for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 21 focuses on…ESCAPING FROM BEING TIED UP

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty – Fun Fact

According to some, the act of having that constant reminder on your finger helps you to remember things. This same general idea relates to today’s Fun Fact as well. The Fun Fact for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 20 focuses on…HAIRSHIRTS

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Nineteen – Fun Fact

Do you believe in bad omens? What about good ones? Many people believe that horseshoes, the number 13, or double rainbows are signs of good fortune. Today’s Fun Fact for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 19 focuses on…GOOD LUCK SIGNS

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Eighteen – Fun Fact

What’s a fear that almost everyone has when they are younger? Even as many people grow up, this fear continues to linger to some extent. Today’s Fun Fact for Ch. 18 is…FEAR OF THE DARK

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Seventeen – Fun Fact

change their identity. Maybe they are in witness protection. Maybe they are fleeing from something or someone dangerous. Maybe they have multiple identities in order to commit crimes. The most important step in the process for any of those examples is today’s Fun Fact for Ch. 16…NAME CHANGES

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Sixteen – Fun Fact

Have you seen the movie Frozen? If so, do you have an image in your mind where Elsa removes her gloves in order to hold onto two objects while she is being crowned queen? Maybe you’re aware of what is happening there, maybe you’re not. Although that movie does not take place in England, a similar scene would play out at a British coronation ceremony. And those objects she is holding relate to today’s Fun Fact. Today our Fun Fact for Ch. 16 focuses on…THE CROWN JEWELS

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Fourteen – Fun Fact

For many people living in the U.S., the idea of a funeral evokes a specific image in their minds. It usually involves attendees all in black and a somber tone. But does that image fit for cultures all around the world? Today our Fun Fact for Ch. 14 focuses on…THE COLORS OF MOURNING

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Thirteen – Fun Fact

One of the worst feelings in the world is bending over and suddenly feeling your pants rip, or feeling a button pop off of your waistband. In many cases, it’s an easy fix. Just a few stitches can fix your problem. But sometimes the biggest obstacle comes right at the start of this process. Today our Fun Fact for Ch. 13 focuses on…THREADING A NEEDLE