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Useless trivia

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by Witch Doctor 01, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
    • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
    • The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.
    • No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.
    • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
    • The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
    • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
    • There are more chickens than people in the world. (hehe...)
    • Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
    • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
    • On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is a Red Ensign.
    • All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
    • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
    • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."
    • All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
    • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
    • Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    • Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
    • There are only four words in the English language which end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
    • Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula"-and can be
      abbreviated to 3.63% of its size: "L.A."
    • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
    • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    • Tigers have stripped skin, not just stripped fur.
    • In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
    • Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
    • The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
    • When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
    • The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life."
    • A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
    • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
    • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
    • On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right- hand corner.
    • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    • The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
    • Who's that playing the piano on the "Mad About You" theme? Paul Reiser himself.
    • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
    • The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet
      and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."
    • The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
    • Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
    • John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
    • The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
    • There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
    • "Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

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