Fact or Fiction?

  1. The liquid inside young coconuts
    can be used as a substitute for
    Blood plasma.

    No piece of paper can be folded in half
    more than seven (7) times.

    Donkeys kill more people annually
    than plane crashes.

    You burn more calories sleeping
    than you do watching television.

    Oak trees do not produce acorns
    until they are fifty (50) years of age or older.

    The first product to have a bar code
    was Wrigley's gum.

    The King of Hearts is the only king
    WITHOUT A MOUSTACHE
    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987
    by eliminating one (1) olive
    from each salad served in first-class.

    Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
    (Since Venus is normally associated with women,
    what does this tell you!)

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

    Most dust particles in your house are made from
    DEAD SKIN!

    The first owner of the Marlboro Company
    died of lung cancer.
    So did the first "Marlboro Man."

    Walt Disney was afraid
    OF MICE!

    PEARLS MELT
    IN VINEGAR!

    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.

    Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush
    be kept at least six (6) feet away from
    a toilet to avoid airborne particles
    resulting from the flush.

    (I keep my toothbrush in the living room now!)

    And the best for last.....

    Turtles can breathe through their butts.
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  2. 9 Comments

  3. by   Fun2, RN, BSN
    :chuckle These are good.:chuckle

    I especially like the Venus one....gotta go tell my DH why he is back azzward.
  4. by   futureTMA
    Franemtnurse - You're on overdrive! So many posts lately. You call yourself a "Poopsy" which is similar to poop + psy = (let's just say a LTC resident).

    Anyway, you're keeping us in suspense, are they fact or fiction? I think I already know the answers.
    ______________
    Working towards 100th post. The excitement builds, but don't force it!
  5. by   Jessy_RN
    Fran does it again! Thanks for sharing.
  6. by   Thunderwolf
    Donkeys kill more people annually
    than plane crashes.

    Makes airplane flying feel safer....wooo, I can relax now!
  7. by   leslie :-D
    Quote from Thunderwolf
    Makes airplane flying feel safer....wooo, I can relax now!

    watch out for that donkey sitting next to you.
  8. by   CHATSDALE
    i didn't know that turtles could breathe through their butts but i have known some dogs [and some men] who could asphyxiate everyone likewise
  9. by   talaxandra
    In January 2002 high school student Britney Gallivan (Pomona, California) successfully folded a piece of paper 12 times - it was a 1.2km long toilet paper roll!
  10. by   Spidey's mom
    Quote from Thunderwolf
    Makes airplane flying feel safer....wooo, I can relax now!
    Me too. I'm flying on Friday.

    steph
  11. by   FranEMTnurse
    They're all true

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