Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Did You Know.......

#1. Pearls melt in vinegar
#2. It's possible to lead a cow upstairs... but not downstairs..
#3. Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms of their hands.
#4. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
#5. "I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
#6. Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
#7. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history. Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
#8. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
#9. Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like its kissing the conveyor belt.
#10. An Ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
#11. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
#12. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
#13. 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.
#14. The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
#15. If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.
#16. The fingerprints of Koala Bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
#17. The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
#18. A frog can’t empty its stomach by vomiting.
#19. A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.
#20. The lung fish can live out of water for three years in a state of suspended animation.
#21. The bark of an older red wood tree is fire proof.
#22. The average American consumes nine pounds of food additives every year.
#23. 7000 new insects species are discovered every year.
#24. The average human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap
#25. Barbie’s fill name is Barbra Millicent Roberts.
#26. Tug of war an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920.

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