THINGS WE SHOULD KNOW BUT PROBABLY DON'T:

1.  Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out
       
of cotton.

2.  The Declaration of Independence was written on
        
hemp (marijuana) paper.

3. The dot over the letter i is called a ‘tittle’.


4. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne
   
  will bounce up and down continuously from the
 
   bottom of the glass to the top. (that makes my
        
day!)

5. Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller.

6. 40% of Mc Donald's profits come from the
   
sales of Happy Meals.

7. 315 entries  in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were
       
misspelled.

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

9. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the
        
wrong parents, daily. (Just as I  suspected))

10. Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are
     
  brother and sister.

11. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous
        
system; a few ounces will kill a small-sized
        
dog.


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

13. Most lipstick contains fish scales(eeww).

14. Donald Duck comics were banned from 
Finland because
        he doesn't wear pants. (The Little  Perv.)

15. Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine.

16. 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 store the
     
smaller, 'lower case' letters.


17. Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand
        
and draw with the other at the same time,
        
hence, multi-tasking was invented.

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

19. There are no clocks in 
Las Vegas  gambling casinos.

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

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

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

23. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will
    
  make it instantly go mad and 24. The mask
        
used by Michael Myers in the origin
       
'Halloween' was a Captain Kirk's mask painted
       
white


25. 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.  (good
        
to know.)

26. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your
    
  back, you can't sink in quicksand (and you
        
thought this list was completely useless.)

27. 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.

28. 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.

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

30. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep
        
you from crying!

31. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is
    
  certified kosher.

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

33. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans
    
  before they go into space because passing wind
        
in a space suit damages it. (I NEED TO
        
REMEMBER THIS.)

34. George Carlin said it best about Martha
        
Stewart. " Boy, I feel a lot safer now that
        
she's behind bars.  O.J. Simpson and Kobe
    
  Bryant are still walking around; Osama Bin
        
Laden too, but they take the ONE woman in
        
America willing to cook, clean, and work in the  yard, and they haul
        
her off to jail.

2 Comments
  1. lisa218 12 years ago

    You are so silly !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

     Li Li

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  2. lisa218 12 years ago

    I like # 4 &14 myself , Donald that lil' perv !!!!!!!!!!

     

    Li Li

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