On the average, 12 newborns will
be given to the wrong parents daily.
Chocolate kills dogs! True,
chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few
ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.
Most lipstick contains fish
Ketchup was sold in the 1830's
as a medicine.
Leonardo da Vinci could write
with one hand and draw with the other at the same time. He
also invented scissors and took 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's
Because metal was scarce, the
Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
There are no clocks in Las Vegas
Bruce Lee was so fast that they
actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves.
That's the opposite of the norm.
The original name for the
butterfly was "flutterby"!
By raising your legs slowly and
lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.
Mosquito repellents don't repel.
They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they
don't know you're there.
Dentists recommend that a
toothbrush be kept at least six feet away from a toilet to
avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
The first product to have a bar
code was Wrigley's gum.
The first owner of the Marlboro
company died of lung cancer.
Michael Jordan makes more money
from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in
Marilyn Monroe had six toes on
Adolf Hitler's mother seriously
considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her
The three most valuable brand
names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that
"Stewardesses" is the longest
word that can be typed with only the left hand.
To escape the grip of a
crocodile's jaws, prick your fingers into its eyeballs. It
will let you go instantly.
A mathematical wonder:
111,111,111 multiplied by 111,111,111 gives the result 12,
345, 678, 987, 654, 321.
The most common name in the
world is Mohammed.
The average person falls asleep
in seven minutes.
The "pound" (#) key on your
keyboard is called an octothorp.
The only domestic animal not
mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
Rubber bands last longer when
The average person's left hand
does 56% of the typing.
"Dreamt" is the only word in the
English language that ends in "mt".
It's impossible to sneeze with
your eyes open.
In Chinese, the KFC slogan
"finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".
A cockroach can live for 10 days
without a head.
European women didn't wear
underwear until the 1900's.
We shed 40 pounds of skin a
Yo-Yos were once used as weapons
in the Philippines.
Coca-Cola can be used as car
Mexico City sinks abut 10 inches
Brains are more active sleeping
than watching TV.
Blue is the favorite colour of
80 percent of Americans.
When a person shakes their head
from side to side, he is saying "yes" in Sri Lanka.
There are more chickens than
people in the world.
It's against the law in Iceland
to have a dog.
The thumbnail grows the slowest,
and the middle nail grows the fastest.
The only word in the English
Language with all vowels in reverse order is "subcontinental".
There are more telephones than
people in Washington, D.C.
Beethoven poured ice water over
his head before he composed.
In Pakistan, it's rude to show
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