Green Eggs and Ham

Editor Bennett Cerf challenged Dr. Seuss to write a book using no more than 50 different words. The result:  “I do so like green eggs and ham. Thank you. Thank you, Sam-I-am.”  Green Eggs and Ham!, the children’s book by Dr. Seuss, published in August of 1960, had sold over 8 million copies around the world by 2016.

Turquoise Arches – You Deserve a Break

Only the McDonald’s in Sedona, Arizona has turquoise arches.
Government officials there thought the yellow would look bad with the natural red rock of the city.

I’m Loving It

Only one McDonald’s in the world has turquoise arches. Where?

A Stellar Editor

Michael Jackson’s 1988 autobiography Moonwalk was edited by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Looks Can Be Deceiving

When it was first invented, the computer mouse was called the “X-Y Position Indicator for a Display System.” The patent, issued in 1970 was originally filed in 1965!

You Too ?

Bono was born Paul David Hewson and in 2005 he and his wife Ali Hewson, founded the sustainable fashion brand EDUN, originally to promote trade in Africa by sourcing production throughout the continent. In 2009 EDUN became part of the LVMH group. EDUN is NUDE spelled backwards!

What’s in a Name?

What is Bono’s real name and what global brand did he and his wife found in 2005?