Random and Weird Stuff

 

 

Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

 

   

The youngest pope was 11 years old

 

   

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:Spades - King David, Hearts - Charlemagne, Clubs -Alexander theGreat, Diamonds - Julius Caesar

 

   
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.      

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

  The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% ( now get this...) The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%      

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

 

 

It is impossible to lick your elbow

 

   
     

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury

 

 
 

Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

 

   

Coca-Cola was originally green.

 

The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

 

   

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

 

 
 

The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

 

     
     

The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

 

 
   

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

 

   
 

Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them Looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

 

     
     

In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".

 

 

In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's"

 

     

Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the Rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase Inspired by this practice.

 

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

 

 

In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

 

   
 

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in The air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in The air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the Horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

 

 

 

   

 

 

Q. What occurs more often in December than any other month?
A. Conception.
     
 

Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A. Their birthplace

   

Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?
A. Obsession


 

 

     

Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
A. All invented by women.

    Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?
A. One thousand
 
  Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil? A. Honey    
Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year?
A. Father's Day
Q What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic?
A. He was allergic to carrots.
Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party?
A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.