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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Useless Facts



  1. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  2. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  3. The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.
  4. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  5. The average secretary’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
  6. shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  7. There are more chickens than people in the world (at least before that chicken-flu thing).
  8. Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
  9. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
  10. All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
  11. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
  12. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.
  13. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
  14. Almonds are members of the peach family.
  15. Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
  16. Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
  17. There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  18. Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”. And can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, “L.A.”
  19. cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  20. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.
  21. Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  22. In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  23. Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  24. The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
  25. When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers plays football at home, the stadium becomes the state’s third largest city.
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