Adam's Fun Facts: American Express Black Card, Spices & Herbs, Airline Profits & More!

5 Facts From Adam

October 23, 2018

Photo by Adam Alexander

What celebrity claims to be the reason that American Express came up with the famous "Black Card"?  How much do the airlines make in profit off each passenger?  What is the difference between a spice and an herb?  All that and more with Adam's Fun Facts:

1.  Jerry Seinfeld says he's the reason American Express created its famous black card.  When he was Amex's spokesman in the late '90s, he asked for a special card, so they made it and gave him the first one.

2.  Grover Cleveland's first name is actually Stephen, Grover was his middle name.

3.  Herbs come from the leaves of a plant and spices come from any part of the plant EXCEPT the leaves.

4.  America's biggest import is cars.  Our biggest export is now planes, helicopters, and spacecraft.

5.  Airlines make an average of less than $6 in profit per passenger.