Mittwoch, 22. Februar 2012

Some more useless bits of infos.............

A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!

A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

A lion's roar can be heard from five miles away.

Albert Brooks's real name is Albert Einstein.

Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!

Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. They were both deaf.

All of the officers in the Confederate army were given copies of Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, to carry with them at all times. Robert E. Lee, among others, believed that the book symbolized their cause. Both revolts were defeated.

Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them use to burn their houses down -- hence the statement "to get fired."

Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was the physician who set the leg of Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth, and whose shame created the statement for ignominy, "His name is Mudd."

That´s it for now......................................see what I can find for later............hugs Bigi :-)

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