That furniture store famous for its meatballs? IKEA is an acronym for Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd, the founders name, farm and hometown.
Swedish meatballs, meanwhile, came from a recipe King Charles XII obtained in Turkey in the 1800s. #RandomFacts
County collectors are wrapping up their winter meeting today in Saline County. We thank @ARCOSLoffice Commissioner Tommy Land and the Operations Director at the Land Commissioner’s Office Laurie Spencer for speaking to us. #arcounties
Parcenary is joint heirship; the joint ownership of land by two or more heirs. Those coheirs are called parceners. #WednesdayWords
@ARCOSLoffice Effective communication skills of southern women!
and mental health experts thought her claims were delusional (now called “the Martha Mitchell effect).
Part of Hwy. 65 in Pine Bluff is named for her. #MondayMention
Martha Beal Mitchell was a Pine Bluff native whose husband, John Mitchell, was attorney general for Richard Nixon and ran his re-election campaign. Nicknamed “Mouth of the South,” she often called reporters with gossip about the administration. Nixon blamed Watergate on this,
Two #RandomFacts today: approximately 45 million turkeys were consumed across America yesterday (and leftovers are going into sandwiches today). And more than 174 million people will be shopping from yesterday through Monday as the Christmas shopping season *officially* begins.