Wednesday, February 11, 2009


Alright so I was editing this and accidentally deleted everything... and the undo wouldn't work.
It's ok though, I have a back-up post ready.
I know I already posted something like this recently... but this is the only back-up post I have...

Some of this stuff is true... some of it is based on theory's from a while ago...


1. Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of

2. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp
(marijuana) paper.

3. The dot over the letter 'i' is called a

4. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will
bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass
to the top.

5. Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller..

6. 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of
Happy Meals.

7. 315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were

8. The 'spot' on 7UP comes from its inventor, who
had red eyes. He was albino.

9. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong
parents, daily.

10. Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and

11. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system;
a few ounces will kill a small sized dog.

12. Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into
the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark
to explode.

13. Most lipstick contains fish scales (eeww).

14. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he
doesn't wear pants.

15. Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine.

16. Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper'
and 'lower' because in the time when all original
print had to be set in individual letters, the upper
case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case
that stored the smaller, 'lower case' letters.

17.. Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand and draw
with the other at the same time, hence, multi-tasking was

18. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during
World War II were made of wood.

19. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

20. The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan;
there was never a recorded Wendy before!

21. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with:
orange, purple, and silver!

22. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him
10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.

23. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it
instantly go mad and sting itself to death.

24. The mask used by Michael Myers in the original
'Halloween' was a Captain Kirk's mask painted

25. If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four
pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of
money in coins without being able to make change for a
dollar (good to know.)

26. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you
can't sink in quicksand (and you thought this list was
completely useless.)

27. The phrase 'rule of thumb' is derived from an
old English law, which stated that you couldn't beat
your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

28. The first product Motorola started to develop was a
record player for automobiles At that time, the most known
player on the market was the Victrola, so they called
themselves Motorola.

29. Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to
eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin
with. It's the same with apples

30. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from

31. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified

32. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the
book most often stolen from Public Libraries.

33. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go
into space because passing wind in a space suit damages it.

34. George Carlin said it best about Martha Stewart.
'Boy, I feel a lot safer now that she's behind bars.
O. J. Simpson and Kobe Bryant are still walking around; Osama Bin Laden
too, but they take the ONE woman in America willing to cook, clean, and
work in the yard , and they haul her fanny off to jail.'

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