Wednesday, 4 July 2007
07:34:03 PM (GMT)
A full seven percent of the entire Irish barley crop goes to the production of
Dartboards are made out of horsehairs.
Women shoplift much more often than men - the ratio is 4 women to 1 man.
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button. It was eliminated when he was sewn up
The dial tone of a normal telephone is in the key of "F".
If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and
sinking to the bottom.
In 1963, baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, "They'll put a man on the moon
before I hit a home run." On July 20, 1969, a few hours after Neil Armstrong set foot
on the moon, Gaylord Perry hit his first, and only, home run.
Kermit the Frog is left-handed.
Coca-Cola was originally green.
It is possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down stairs.
American Airlines saved a grand total of $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive
from each salad served first class.
People spend about two weeks of their lives at traffic lights!
Left handed people live slightly shorter lives than right handed people.
Armadillos are able to contract leprosy.
Ten years ago, only 500 people in China could ski. This year, an estimated 5,000,000
Chinese will visit ski resorts.
The ant, when intoxicated, will always fall over to its right side.
The original name of Bank of America was Bank of Italy.
Toxic house plants poison more children than household chemicals.
Topless saleswomen are legal in Liverpool, England, but only in tropical fish stores.
In Bahrain, a male gynecologist can only examine a woman's private parts through a
If the entire population of earth was reduced to exactly 100 people,50% of the
world's currency would be held by 6 people.
More people die from falling coconuts than great white sharks.