Wednesday, 13 February 2008

Strange Interesting Facts

180 Strange Interesting Facts That U Don't Know

(1) The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; "7" was alleged because the aboriginal containers were 7 ounces. "UP" adumbrated the administration of the bubbles.

(2) Mosquito repellents don't repel. They adumbrate you. The aerosol blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't apperceive you're there.

(3) Dentists accept recommended that a besom be kept at atomic 6 anxiety abroad from a toilet to abstain aerial particles from the flush.

(4) The aqueous central adolescent coconuts can be acclimated as acting for claret plasma.

(5) American car horns beep in the accent of F.

(6) No allotment of cardboard can be bankrupt into bisected added than 7 times.

(7) Donkeys annihilate added bodies annually than even crashes.

(8) 1 in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.

(9) You bake added calories sleeping than you do watching television.

(10) Oak copse do not aftermath acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

(11) The aboriginal artefact to accept a bar cipher was Wrigley's gum.

(12) The baron of hearts is the alone baron afterwards a mustache.

(13) A Boeing 747s wingspan is best than the Wright brothers' aboriginal flight.

(14) American Airlines adored $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from anniversary bloom served in first-class.

(15) Venus is the alone planet that rotates clockwise.

(16) The aboriginal CD apprenticed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."

(17) Apples, not caffeine, are added able at alive you up in the morning.

(18) The 57 on the Heinz ketchup canteen represents the cardinal of varieties of pickles the aggregation already had.

(19) The artificial things on the end of shoelaces are alleged aglets.

(20) Best dust particles in your abode are fabricated from asleep skin.

(21) The aboriginal buyer of the Marlboro aggregation died of lung cancer.

(22) Barbie's abounding name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

(23) Michael Jordan makes added money from Nike annually than all of the Nike branch workers in Malaysia combined.

(24) Adolf Hitler's mother actively advised accepting an aborticide but was talked out of it by her doctor.

(25) Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

(26) All US Presidents accept exhausted glasses. Some aloof didn't like actuality apparent cutting them in public.

(27) The complete of E.T. walking was fabricated by addition squishing her easily in jelly.

(28) Debra Winger was the articulation of E.T.

(29) Pearls cook in vinegar.

(30) Thomas Jefferson is accustomed with inventing the covering hanger.

(31) Thirty-five percent of the bodies who use claimed ads for dating are already married.

(32) The 3 best admired cast names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

(33) It's accessible to advance a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

(34) Bodies are the alone primates that don't accept colorant in the award of their hands.

(35) Ten percent of the Russian government's assets comes from the auction of vodka.

(36) The book "The quick amber fox all-overs over the apathetic dog," uses every letter in the alphabet. (Developed by Western Union to Analysis telex/two communications)

(37) Boilerplate activity bulk of a aloft alliance baseball: 7 pitches.

(38) A duck's dishonest doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

(39) The aeroplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie."(Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)

(40) Anniversary baron in a accouter of arena cards represents a abundant baron from history. * Spades - Baron David; * Clubs - Alexander the Great; *Hearts -Charlemagne; * Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

(41) Clans of continued ago that capital to get rid of their exceptionable bodies afterwards killing them acclimated to bake their houses down-hence the __expression "to get fired."

(42) Hershey's Kisses are alleged that because the apparatus that makes them looks like it's kissing the agent belt.

(43) Alone one being in two billion will alive to be 116 or older.

(44) Snails can beddy-bye for 3 years afterwards eating.

(45) Actor Tommy Lee Jones and US vice-president Al Gore were apprentice attached at Harvard.

(46) The fingerprints of koala bears are about duplicate from those of humans, so abundant so that they could be abashed at a abomination scene.

(47) Months that activate on a Sunday will consistently accept a "Friday the 13th."

(48) The Eisenhower artery arrangement requires that one mile in every bristles charge be straight. These beeline sections are accessible as airstrips in times of war or added emergencies.

(49) There are 293 agency to accomplish change for a dollar.

(50) All of the clocks in the cine "Pulp Fiction" are ashore on 4:20

(51) A abundant gold angle is alleged a twit.

(52) Rocks backfire in microwaves.

(53) Beef rollers don't absolutely cycle steam.

(54) 1,111,111 x 1,111,111 = 1234567654321

(55) Coca-Cola is bigger at charwoman your cesspool pipes than articles like Draino.

(56) The "save" figure on Microsoft Chat shows a billowing disk, with the bang on backwards.

(57) The aggregate "ough" can be arresting in nine altered ways. The afterward book contains them all: "A rough-coated, dough-faced, anxious ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough; afterwards falling into a slough, he coughed and coughed."

(58) The verb "cleave" is the alone English chat with two synonyms which are antonyms of anniversary other: attach and separate.

(59) The alone 15 letter chat that can be spelled afterwards repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

(60) Facetious and abstinent accommodate all the vowels in the actual order, as does arsenious, acceptation "containing arsenic."

(61) Emus and kangaroos cannot airing backwards, and are on the Australian covering of accoutrements for that reason.

(62) Cats accept over one hundred articulate sounds, while dogs alone accept about ten.

(63) The chat "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian byword "Shah Mat," which means, "the baron is dead."

(64) Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head."

(65) Camel's milk does not curdle.

(66) Cat's urine glows beneath a blacklight.

(67) The acumen firehouses accept annular stairways is from the canicule of yore back the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the arena attic and ample out how to airing up beeline staircases.

(68) Non-dairy creamer is flammable.

(69) Back opossums are arena 'possum', they are not "playing." They absolutely canyon out from arduous terror.

(70) The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because back it was built, engineers bootless to booty into anniversary the weight of all the books that would absorb the building.

(71) If you bung a penny 10,000 times, it will not be active 5,000 times, but added like 4,950. The active account weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom..

(72) The cement on Israeli postage stamps is certified.

(73) The longest chat in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. The alone added chat with the aforementioned bulk of belletrist is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.

(74) An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

(75) Back a apache is angry, he'll stick his argot out at you

(76) In Tibet it is a assurance of account to stick your argot out at guests.

(77) The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were called afterwards Bert the cop and Ernie the auto disciplinarian in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life."

(78) The byword "rule of thumb" is acquired from an old English law which declared that you couldn't exhausted your wife with annihilation added than your thumb.

(79) "Stewardesses" is the longest chat that is typed with alone the larboard hand.

(80) The Babyish Ruth bonbon bar was absolutely called afterwards Grover Cleveland's babyish daughter, Ruth.

(81) Armadillos accept four babies at a time and they are consistently all the aforementioned ***.

(82) Every time you lick a stamp, you're arresting 1/10 of a calorie.

(83) The byword "sleep tight" derives from the actuality that aboriginal mattresses were abounding with harbinger and captivated up with braiding continued beyond the bedframe. A bound beddy-bye was a adequate sleep.

(84) "Three dog night" (attributed to Australian Aborigines) came about because on abnormally algid nights these drifting bodies bare three dogs (dingos, actually) to accumulate from freezing.

(85) Gilligan of Gilligan's Island had a aboriginal name that was alone acclimated once, on the never-aired pilot show. His aboriginal name was Willy. The skipper's absolute name on Gilligan's Island is Jonas Grumby. It was mentioned already in the aboriginal adventure on their radio's advertisement about the wreck.

(86) In England, the Speaker of the Abode is not accustomed to speak.

(87) Ivory bar soap amphibian was a mistake. They had been overmixing the soap blueprint causing balance air bubbles that fabricated it float. Customers wrote and told how abundant they admired that it floated, and it has floated anytime since. [It floats in gasoline, too.]

(88) Studies appearance that if a cat avalanche off the seventh attic of a architecture it has about thirty percent beneath adventitious of actual than a cat that avalanche off the twentieth floor. It allegedly takes about eight floors for the cat to apprehend what is occurring, relax and actual itself.

(89) Your abdomen has to aftermath a new band of fungus every two weeks or it will abstract itself.

(90) No chat in the English accent rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.

(91) There are three acclaim cards for every being in the United States.

(92) Coca-cola was originally green.

(93) Every day added money is printed for Monopoly than for the US Treasury.

(94) Smartest dogs: 1) bound collie; 2)poodle; 3)golden retriever; Dumbest dog: Afghan

(95) Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

(96) Men can apprehend abate book than women; women can apprehend better.

(97) Chances that an American lives aural 50 afar of area they grew up: 1 in 2.

(98) City with the best Rolls Royce's per capital: Hong Kong.

(99) State with the accomplished allotment of bodies who airing to work: Alaska.

(100) Chances of a white Christmas in New York: 1 in 4.

(101)Portion of US anniversary condensate that avalanche in April: 1/12 .

(102) Allotment of Africa that is wilderness: 28%.

(103) Allotment of North America that is wilderness: 38%.

(104) Estimated allotment of American adults who go on a diet anniversary year: 44%.

(105) Barbie's abstracts if she were activity size: 39-23-33.

(106) Boilerplate cardinal of canicule a West German goes afterwards abrasion his underwear: 7.

(107) Allotment of Americans who say that God has announced to them: 36%.

(108) Allotment of Americans who consistently appear religious services: 43%.

(109) City with the accomplished per capita viewership of television evangelists: Washington DC.

(110) Allotment of American men who say they would ally the aforementioned woman if they had it to do all over again: 80%.

(111) Allotment of American women who say they would ally the aforementioned man: 50%.

(112) Allotment of men who say they are happier afterwards their annulment or separation: 58%.

(113) Allotment of women who say they are happier afterwards their annulment or separation: 85%.

(114) Cardinal of altered ancestors relationships for which Hallmark makes cards: 105.

(115) Cost of adopting a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400.

(116) Boilerplate cardinal of bodies aerial over the US any accustomed hour: 61,000.

(117) Allotment of Americans who accept visited Disneyland or Disney World: 70%.

(118) Portion of ice chrism awash that is vanilla: 1/3.

(119) Portion of potatoes awash that are French fried: 1/3.

(120) Allotment of Americans that eat at McDonalds anniversary day: 7

(121) Allotment of bird breed that are monogamous: 90%

(122) Allotment of mammal breed that are: 3%

(123) Cardinal of US states that affirmation analysis array in their elementary schools are aloft civic average: 50%

(124) Portion of Harvard acceptance who alum with honors: 4/5

(125) Chances that a break-in in the US will be solved: 1 in 7.

(126) Portion of acreage in the US endemic by the government: 1/3

(127) Alone President to abide a bachelor: James Buchanon

(128) Alone aboriginal adult to backpack a loaded revolver: Eleanor Roosevelt

(129) Alone President to win a Pulitzer: John F. Kennedy for 'Profiles in Courage'.

(130) Alone President awarded a patent: Abe Lincoln, for a arrangement of buoying argosy over shoals.

(131) Alone aliment that does not spoil: honey

(132) Alone being to win $64,000 Challenge and $64,000 Question: Dr. Joyce Brothers (subject is boxing)

(133) Alone bird that can fly backwards: Hummingbird

(134) Alone abstemious afterwards reptiles or snakes: Antartica

(135) Alone beastly besides animal that can get sunburn: pig

(136) Ostriches stick their active in the beach to attending for water.

(137) An hawkeye can annihilate a adolescent deer and fly abroad with it.

(138) In the Caribbean there are oysters that can ascend trees.

(139) Polar bears are left-handed.

(140) Intelligent bodies accept added zinc and chestnut in their hair.

(141) Eskimos never gamble.

(142) The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

(143) The youngest pope was 11 years old.

(144) Mark Twain didn't alum from elementary school.

(145) Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.

(146) Pilgrims ate airheaded at the aboriginal Thanksgiving dinner.

(147) Your adenoids and aerial never stop growing.

(148) Jupiter is bigger than all the added planets in our solar arrangement combined.

(149) Hot baptize is added than cold.

(150) The parachute was invented by da Vinci in 1515.

(151) They accept aboveboard watermelons in Japan. They assemblage better.

(152) Chrism does not counterbalance as abundant as milk.

(153) Starfish accept eight eyes--one at the end of anniversary leg.

(154) Iceland consumes added Coca-cola per capita than any added nation.

(155) The affection of an approaching babyish babe beats faster than the affection of an approaching babyish boy.

(156) Aboriginal atypical anytime accounting on a typewriter was 'Tom Sawyer.'

(157) There are added aggregate calls on Father's Day than any added day of the year.

(158) Heinz Ketchup abrogation the canteen campaign at 25 afar per year.

(159) Men get hiccups added generally than woman.

(160) Armadillos can be housebroken.

(161) Bugs accept beard on their eyes.

(162) In 1727, pennies featured this motto: "Mind your own business!"

(163) A giraffe's argot is two anxiety long.

(164) Elephants can angle on their heads.

(165) President Taft acclimated to get ashore in his bathtub.

(166) Cockroaches flatulate every 15 minutes.

(167) Charles Osbourne had the hiccups for 69 years. He afterwards said that the hardest allotment was befitting his apocryphal teeth in his mouth.

(168) To escape enemies, the African copse snake fills its eyes with claret and drools red discharge from its mouth.

(169) The boilerplate elevator campaign 10,000 afar a year.

(170) Ants amplitude back they deathwatch up in the morning.

(171) Goldfish bethink bigger in algid baptize than in balmy water.

(172) Thomas Edison was abashed of the dark.

(173) The aboriginal brace to be apparent in bed calm on prime time television were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

(174) That San Francisco Cable cars are the alone adaptable Civic Monuments.

(175) If a bronze in the esplanade of a being on a horse has both advanced legs in the air, the being died in battle. If the horse has one advanced leg in the air, the being died as a aftereffect of wounds accustomed in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the being died of accustomed causes.

(176) Alone two bodies active the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Best of the blow active on August 2, but the aftermost signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

(177) "I am." is the beeline complete book in the English language.

(178) No NFL aggregation which plays its home amateur in a domed amphitheater has anytime won a Superbowl.

(179) The alone two canicule of the year in which there are no able sports amateur (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day afore and the day afterwards the Aloft Alliance all-stars Game.

(180) The children's nursery beat "Ring About the Rosey" is a beat about the plague. Infected bodies with the affliction would get red annular sores ("Ring about the rosey..."), these sores would aroma actual bad, so accepted association would put flowers on their bodies about (inconspicuously) so that they would awning the aroma of the sores ("...a abridged abounding of posies..."). Bodies who died from the affliction would be austere so as to abate the accessible advance of the ache ("...ashes, ashes, we all abatement down!").

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