Smorgasbord Laughter is the Best Medicine – Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Age and more Weird Facts

Firstly, some funnies from Debby Gies and her neighbour Marilyn followed by some weird facts from Sally. Thanks to those who share the funnies on the internet.

D.G. Writes is where you will find an archive full of wonderful posts across several subjects including writing tips, social issues and book reviews.

My thanks to Debby and Marilyn for excellent foraging

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Check out Debby’s latest Travel Column: St. Kitts

Here is your next list of trivia and weird facts..they may well be out of date in some cases and I cannot confirm or deny their veracity….just saying.,

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn’t like being seen wearing them in public.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs…but not downstairs.

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo and no one knows why.

The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name contains all the letters from the word “criminal.” The second? William Jefferson Clinton.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the alphabet.

Humans and elephants are the only animals that can stand on their heads.

Researchers say that when a waitress draws a happy face on a check, tips go up 18 %.

Fortune cookies were actually invented in America in 1918 by Charles Jung.

All polar bears are left-handed.

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci has no eyebrows.

The word “taxi” is spelled the same in English, German, French, Swedish, & Portuguese.

Thanks for dropping in today and we hope you are leaving with a smile on your face…Debby and Sally.

78 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Laughter is the Best Medicine – Hosts Debby Gies and Sally Cronin – Age and more Weird Facts

  1. Those were all great but I’m still chuckling at the ‘security cameras’. Some fascinating facts, too – quacks don’t echo? Weird! xx

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  2. Pingback: Smorgasbord Blog Magazine Weekly Round Up – May 2nd – 8th 2022 – Voice of Indie, Hits 1994, Ella Fitzgerald, Guest Posts, Short Stories, Poetry, Health and Humour | Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

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