To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

July 27th – On this day in 2001, Jodie Berry an employee at Hooters, Florida sues her employer after winning a ‘toy Yoda’ in a work-based competition. Berry claims the competition was to win a ‘Toyota’. The lawsuit is eventually settled out of court for an undisclosed amount.

More tomorrow…