Did You Know?
Monday is the only day of the week that has an
It takes 4,000 grains of sugar to fill
Your thumbnail grows more slowly than any of your fingenails.
Each employee at Ben & Jerry's
headquarters gets three pints of free ice cream a day.
The smallest, shallowest ocean on Earth: The Arctic
A buffalo can jump as high as six feet
off the ground.
The ball on top of a flagpole is called a "truck."
Democrats are more likely than
Republicans to own a cat.
SUV drivers are twice as likely to talk on a cellphone as
drivers of other kinds of cars.
Shakespeares's daughter was illiterate.
A pineapple is actually a very big berry.
A potato's closest edible relative is
The Great Salt Lake is six times saltier than seawater.
40% of our Army personnel are members
an ethnic minority.
A parrot can not get appendicitis....they don't have one.
The world's largest consumer of sugar
Dividing something into squares is known as graticulation.
The first health food store opened in
Boston in 1830.
The first animated characters on TV commercials were the Ajax
75% of the trees in Australia are
There are about as many nerve cells in your brain as there
stars in our galaxy (give or take a billion).
75% of stage and screen actors do not
use their real names.
Mormon leader Brigham Young had 56 kids by 27 wives.
President Lyndon Johnson had an aunt
There are enough calories in a Big Mac to run a vacuum
for 98 minutes.
One cord of wood (4 ft x 4 ft x 8 ft)
will make 75 million toothpicks.
The first chalkboard was used in school in 1714.
Cranberries get their name from Crane-berry - they grow on a
stalk that looks like a crane's neck.
The largest living thing on Earth is an
underground mushroom in Oregon. It is 3.5 miles across.
The origin of the term bridal shower comes from English
who used to buy "bride ale" for their wedding guests.
Sahara comes from the Arabic word
which means desert.
During 33 seasons on the air, Mr. Roger's trolley traveled
more than 100 miles on its track.
The traditional gift for 44th wedding
Think surfing is dead? Nope! There are over 17 million
surfers around the world.
Sweden has a ski-thru McDonalds!
There is 10,800 feet of film in a two-hour movie.
The 2001 Federal Tax cut added 14,368
pages to the U.S. Tax Code.
The official state dance of Utah is the Square Dance.
31% of men say they look at other women
when with their significant other. 62% of women say their
significant others do.
After a three-week vacation, your IQ can drop by as much as
Monkeys given paint and paper on which
to draw will scream in anger when an unfinished work is taken from
them. But they don't object to having a finished painting taken.
Most parrots are left-handed (footed maybe?!).
Dolphins can hear underwater sounds
as far as 15 miles away.
If you count one star a second, you won't get out of our own
galaxy in over 2,000 years.
A man once lost his car in a parking
garage for two years. The tab: $3,400.00
In the year 2000, Tiger Wood's caddie made $1 million.
Detroit has more 'registered' bowlers
than any othr American city.
It takes 10 pounds of milk to make one pound of cheese.
The little statue on the grill of every
Rolls Royce car has a name: "Spirit of Ecstasy."
The sale of hearing aids rose 40% when President Reagan got
The city of Edinburgh, Scotland is
on top of an extinct volcano.
Lions and Tigers can't purr. Cougars can.
The first vertebra of your neck is
called the 'Atlas,' because it holds up your head.
The handle of a bucket is actually called a 'bail.'
The slang term 'hootch' came from
the Hootchinoo Indians, who made liquor so strong that it knocked out
many of the first white settlers who tried it.
Baby seahorses are called 'colts.'
Lead melts at a temperture of 620
degrees F; tin at 446 F. Mix them together & they melt at 356
During his lifetime, Shakespeare's last name was spelled 83
different ways. Shakespeare himself spelled it 10 different ways.
Number of documented deaths by piranha:
Mississippi Bay is actually off the coast of Yokohama, Japan
Longest name in the Bible:
Mahershalalhashbaz (Isaiah 8:1)
There are only four countries on Earth
with one-syllable names: Chad, France, Greece & Spain.
There are over 15,000 miles of neon
lights along the Las Vegas strip.
The rare red coral of the Mediterranean is actually blue.
The gray whale is actually black.
The Atlantic salmon is actually a member of the trout family.
The Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea are
both actually lakes.
The horseshoe crab is more closely related to spiders than
The Douglas fir is actually a pine tree.
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