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.
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Now for some more Weird Facts from Sally….
Here is your next list of trivia and weird facts..they may well be out of date in some cases and I cannot confirm or deny their veracity….just saying.,
Polar bears are left-handed
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
Mark Twain didn’t graduate from elementary school.
Proportional to their weight, men are stronger than horses.
Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner
Your nose and ears never stop growing
Your Eyeballs are the same size when you are born, as when you die!
Jupiter is bigger than all the other planets combined
Hot water is heavier than cold
Starfish have eight eyes–one at the end of each leg
Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation
First novel ever written on a typewriter was “Tom Sawyer”.
There are more collect calls on Father’s Day than any other day of the year.
It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs
Men get hiccups more often than woman.
Armadillos can be housetrained.
Vanilla is used to make chocolate.
Montpelier, Vermont, is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonald’s.
Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits
An average of 13 boxes of Jell-O are purchased every second in the united states.
Almonds are members of the peach family.
40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of “Happy Meals”.
The very first ice cream cone appeared in St. Louis at the 1904 World’s Fair
Did you know…
The combination “ough” can be pronounced in nine different ways. The following sentence contains them all: “A rough-coated, dough-faced, thoughtful plough man strode through the streets of Scarborough; after falling into a slough, he coughed and hiccoughed.”
Although it’s only 2% of our body weight, the brain uses 20% of all oxygen we breathe, 20% of the calories we take in, and 15% of the body’s blood supply.
A passionate kiss uses up 6.4 calories per minute.
Thanks for dropping in today and we hope you are leaving with a smile on your face…Debby and Sally.