Surprising facts

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

    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.
    (This is my personal favorite as I sleep WHILE watching TV)

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

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

    The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

    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.

    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 "MarlboroMan."

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

    Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

    Pearls melt in vinegar.

    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
    don't even want to think about that one!)

    Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first U.S. president whose name contains all
    the letters from the word "criminal." The second? William Jefferson

    (Please don't tell me you're SURPRISED!?!!)

    And the best for last.....
    Turtles can breathe through their butts.

    (I know some people like that; don't YOU?) :chuckle
    Last edit by Jaaaman on Apr 26, '04