Funny Things We Need To Know


Mi Lieutenant
MI.Net Member
Mar 10, 2004
My Bro sent me these so I can't vouch for the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth!

* 1- Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
* 2- Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
* 3- There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
* 4- The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
* 5- A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
* 6- There are more chickens than people in the world.
* 7- The longest one-syllable word in the English language is"screeched."
* 8- On a Canadian two-dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament
building is an American flag.
* 9- All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
*10- No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
*11- "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters"mt".
*12- Almonds are a member of the peach family.
*13- There are only 4 words in the English language which end in"dous":
tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
*14- A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
*15- An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
*16- Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
*17- In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
*18- Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
*19- The characters Bert & Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert
the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."
*20- A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
*21- A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.
*22- It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
*23- The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
*24- In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
*25- The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube
and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
*26- The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
*27- There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
*28- The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
*29- A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
*30- A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.
*31- Elvis had a twin brother named Aaron, who died at birth, which is why
Elvis' middle name was spelled Aron: in honor of his brother. It is also
misspelled on his tomb stone.
*32- Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
*33- More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
*34- Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
*35- Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."
*36- Marilyn Monroe had 6 toes on one foot.
*37- If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
*38- Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
*39- Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
*40- The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
*41- The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start.
*42- TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
*43- The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
*44- A snail can sleep for 3 years.
*45- American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
*46- The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
*47- Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with a population of 1,000 and a size of 108.7 acres.
*48- "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
*49- No president of the United states was an only child.

*And last and definitely most important:

*50- The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
Just call me goldfish :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
I've forgotten what you mean by that! :p

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