Adam’s Fun Facts: Ixonia Wisconsin, Glenn Frey, Lobsters & More!

By: Adam Alexander
Where did Glenn Frey get the idea for the song, “Life In The Fast Lane”? What class of people used to eat lobster? How did Ixonia, Wisconsin get it’s name? All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:
1. The town of Ixonia in southeast Wisconsin got its name when the people there couldn’t agree on a name so they picked a bunch of letters randomly. (Wikipedia)

2. Glenn Frey from The Eagles got the idea for the song “Life in the Fast Lane” when his drug dealer used that phrase as they were driving. (Wikipedia)

3. Isaac Newton was the first person to recognize that the rainbow was divided into seven distinct colors. (Wikipedia)

4. Richard Nixon was notorious for stating famously that he was “not a crook.” He made this statement on November 17, 1973, in Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida! (altdisneyworld.blogspot.com)

5. Lobster wasn’t always considered a delicacy . . . before the late 1800s, lobsters were called the “cockroaches of the sea” and fed to prisoners to save money. (Business Insider)

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