Dienstag, 12. Juni 2012

More Useless Trivia for you to read

Just for fun.........

Many years ago, in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled 'Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden'.. .and thus, the word GOLF entered into the English language.

 There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with the words orange, purple, or silver, or month. (Debated, as I don't think that sliver is a rhyme for silver, or pimple a good rhyme with purple, etc.)

 More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

 The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.
(What could be so tasty on the bottom of a pond?)

 In the 1400's, a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have 'the rule of thumb'.

 The first zoo in America was in Philadelphia.

 The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

 Polar bears are left-handed.
(If they switch, they'll live a lot longer)

 Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.

 If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

 Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury.

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Have fun reading

hugs Bigi

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