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Old 24 Feb 2003, 03:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of cotton.



The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickle
the company once had.



A rat can last longer without water than a camel.



Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise
it will digest itself.

The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.



The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle. (I wonder, is the dot over
the letter 'j' then called a tjttle?)


A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down
continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.



Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller.



A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.



A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.



A 2x4 is 1 1/2 x 3 1/2.

In October, a Redondo Beach, Calif., police officer arrested a driver after
a short chase and charged him with drunk driving. Officer Joseph Fonteno's
suspicions were aroused when he saw the white Mazda MX-7 rolling down
Pacific Coast Highway with half of a traffic-light pole, including the
lights, lying across its hood. The driver had hit the pole on a median
strip and simply kept driving. According to Fonteno, when the driver was
asked about the pole, he said, "It came with the car when I bought it."

40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

Every person has a unique tongue print.

The 'spot' on 7UP comes from its inventor who had a red eyes. He was
albino.

315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in
the distance.

On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.

John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son.

Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.

Chocolate kills dogs! True, chocolate effects a dogs heart and nervous
system, a few ounces enough to kill a small sized dog.

Daniel Boone detested coonskin caps.

Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they
could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach
from underneath, causing the shark to explode.

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

Dr. Seuss actually pronounced Seuss such that it sounded like Sue-ice.

Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the
same time.

During the California Gold Rush of 1849 miners sent their laundry to
Honolulu for washing and pressing. Due to the extremely high costs in
California during these boom years it was deemed more feasible to send the
shirts to Hawaii for servicing.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each
salad served in first class.

Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II
were made of wood.

The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a
game of chess is 318,979,564,000.

Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower', because in the
time when all original print had to be set in individual letters, the
upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored
the
smaller, 'lower case' letters.

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and
silver!

The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in
the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.

The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan, there was never a
recorded Wendy before!

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II
killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

There are four cars and eleven lightposts on the back of a $10 dollar bill.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors, also, it took him 10 years to paint
Mona Lisa's lips.

If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go
mad and sting itself to death.

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.

If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19.
You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to
make change for a dollar. [Can you think of a different coin combination
that actually adds up to the exact same amount where this is also true?
(What is it about $1.19?)]

The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's 'Born in the USA'

The mask used by Michael Myers in the original Halloween was actually a
Captain Kirk mask painted white.

The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'!

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated
that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for
automobiles. At that time the most known player on the market was the
Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.

Roses MAY Be red, but violets ARE, indeed, violet.

By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can't sink
in quicksand.

Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo.

Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of
celery than the celery has in it to begin with.

Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look alike
contest.

In Gulliver's Travels Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars,
Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did
this more than 100 years before either moon was discovered.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!

Sherlock Holmes NEVER said Elementary, my dear Watson.

An old law in Bellingham, Wash., made it illegal for a woman to take
more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.

Sharon Stone was the first Star Search spokesmodel.

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often
stolen from Public Libraries.

Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because
passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.

Back in the mid to late 80's, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered
a hundred percent compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight
Simulator.



Bats always turn left when exiting a cave!
 
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