Arts & Culture

Crazy Fall Facts

By: Marlena B. (’20)

-Europeans eat around 46 pounds of apples annually

-Starbucks has sold over 200 million pumpkin spice lattes in the last 11 years (that’s around $80 million in revenue)

Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 2.46.53 PM.png-Jack O’ Lanterns came from Irish immigrants coming to America

-35 million pounds of candy corn is produced in a year (on a side note eating 1,627 pieces of the treat in a sitting will kill you)

-Crab apples are the only type of apple native to North America

-Nobility were the only people allowed to wear orange during the Elizabethan era in England

-256 games are played per season in the NFL

-Fall babies are more likely to live longer

-No movie with the word “autumn” in the title has won an Oscar, even though movies with mentions of the other three season in their titles have won

-The word “pumpkin” comes from the greek word “pepon” meaning “large melon”

-Rather than start school in August or September like many other countries, Japan starts the beginning of the school year in spring, coinciding with the cherry blossoms blooming

 

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