• Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled “Gentlemen Only…Ladies Forbidden”…and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
  • The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  • Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
  • Men can read smaller print better than women can; women can hear better.

 

  • Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later.
  • The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
  • The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get this…)
  • The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
  • The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $ 16,400
  • Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
    A. Their birthplace
  • Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
    A. Obsession

 

 

  • The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
  • In the 1400’s a law was set forth that a man was not allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have “the rule of thumb”.
  • Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled “Gentlemen Only…Ladies Forbidden”…and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
  • The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  • Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
  • Men can read smaller print better than women can; women can hear better.
  • Coca-Cola was originally green.
  • The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000
  • Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
  • The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
  • Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king in history:

    Spades - King David
    Hearts - Charlemagne
    Clubs -Alexander, the Great
    Diamonds - Julius Caesar

 

 

  • If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
  • In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase “goodnight, sleep tight.”
  • It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.
  • In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts… So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them “Mind your pints and quarts, and settle down.” It’s where we get the phrase “mind your P’s and Q’s”
  • Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. “Wet your whistle” is the phrase inspired by this practice.
  • Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter “A”?
    A. One thousand
  • Q. What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
    A. All invented by women.
  • Q. What is the only food that doesn’t spoil?
    A. Honey
  • I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdgnieg. The phaonmneal pweor of the human mnid aoccdrnig to rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a word are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit a porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.

    Amzanig huh?
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.
  • And finally. At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.


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Comments: 9

Guest
Coca cola was never green

bobibillion
how can u lick your elbow?!?!?!!?! tell me plz!!!!laughing

bobibillion
wow so cool i am so happy 4 christmas 2marrow!!!!tongue laughing wink smile

Guest
some people can lick their own elbows but its a rare genetic thing only like o.1% of people can do it. also i found the whole "mind your p's and q's" thing really interesting i always wondered what it ment when people said it to me so thanks for that onesmile

Guest
nice

Jessika
where are the whistling crazy facts huhh huhhh huhhhwassat

Priyank!!
wassatOhh rewinkally then u must be Aliean

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I can lick my elbow

d
its not impossible to lick your elbow

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