Are you going to some picnics today? These recent news items should help you make small talk. Enjoy your day.
- Find out how this woman was given $20,000 after she gave directions to someone.
- Some interesting news about King Richard III of England. This can be discussed with a variety of people, from Anglophiles to history buffs.
- A lot of stars find work doing voiceovers, but being the voice for some popular cartoon characters has to be fun. This list of characters and the famous voices behind them will make for some good small talk.
- If you come across an introvert, you can talk about six careers that Yahoo says are good for that personality type. Be sure to ask their opinion and give them time to respond. (In other words, don't interrupt.)
- Here's something you can talk to any football fan about. Who doesn't want to know more about NFL ref Ed Hochuli?
- Who the highest paid celebrity? Who do you think?
- I love this story. A woman just turned 116 and became the world's oldest person.
- I caught this very fun list on celebrity dogs owners with pictures of their cute little mutts. This makes for good small talk, of course, but if you're a dog lover it's also fun to see which dogs appeal to people. I'm partial to French bulldogs myself, although when it came to getting our own we needed something that was more allergy friendly.
- Are you a dog owner? Don't forget to share a picture of your pooch.