JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW ALL!!!
Coca-Cola was originally green.
Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever,
Dumbest: Afghan hound.
Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
Amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each
salad served first class: $40,000
City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong
State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33
Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear: 7
Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if they
had it to do all over again: 80%. Percentage of American women who say
they'd marry the same man: 50%
Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000
Percentage of Americans who have visited Disneyland/Disney World: 70%
Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
Only President to win a Pulitzer: John F. Kennedy for Profiles in Courage
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The youngest pope was 11 years old.
Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.
First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
In the 1940s, the FCC assigned television's Channel 1 to mobile services,
two-way radios (in taxicabs, for instance) but did not re-number the other
channel assignments. That is why your TV set has channels two and up, but
no channel one.
The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is
Hang On Snoopy is the official rock song of Ohio.
Did you know that there are coffee flavored PEZ?
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of yore when
the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground
floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie". (Thus the name of
the Don McLean song.)
When possums are playing 'possum, they are not "playing". They actually
pass out from sheer terror.
The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year
when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all
the books that would occupy the building.
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.
Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, and
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
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.
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without
killing them would burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get
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.
"I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South
Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber
gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the
fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks
like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated
that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
An ostrich's eye is bigger that it's brain.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must
be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of
or other emergencies.
David Prowse was the guy in the Darth Vader suit in Star Wars. He spoke
of Vader's lines, and didn't know that he was going to be dubbed over by
James Earl Jones until he saw the screening of the movie.
In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General
Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is
necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had
segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon
of diesel that it burns.
Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
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.
No NFL team which plays its home games in a domed stadium has ever won a
The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It To Beaver".
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
League all-stars Game.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.