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Another round of did you know

A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks, otherwise it will digest itself.
The Declaration of Independence (the very official copy in the Rotunda of the National Archives) is written on parchment, not paper.
The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
A raisin dropped in a fresh glass of soda will bounce up and down continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.
A 2x4 is actually 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" .
40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
Every person has a unique tongue print. (Say "aaah")
The 'spot' on 7UP comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was an albino.
315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

Answer Question

Asked by Anonymous at 12:45 AM on Jun. 28, 2009 in Just for Fun

Answers (13)
  • During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance.
    On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
    John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved the life of Abraham Lincoln's son. Irony.
    Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.
    Chocolate kills dogs! Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog. (Debated)
    Daniel Boone detested coonskin caps.
    Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If they were captured, the cards could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.
    Most lipstick contains fish scales. Yum.
    Dr. Seuss actually pronounced Seuss such that it sounded like Sue-ice.
    Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
    Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:45 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • Out of curiosity, why are you posting all these anonymously?


    Answer by MAUREEN55 at 12:51 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • well my gosh.... I had no idea

    Answer by Starfire73 at 12:51 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • There is no proper (medical) name for the back of the knee!

    Answer by NickyJamesMom at 12:53 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • I don't want to get bashed for having fun lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:54 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • What was ketchup a medicine for? Just wondering! lol.

    Answer by Krystal.Ingalls at 12:55 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • Being bashed for having fun... I suppose you can get bashed for breathing on here, so I see your point!


    Answer by MAUREEN55 at 12:59 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • Since these are not serious question people on her get bent out of shape


    Answer by Anonymous at 1:02 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • *here

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:02 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • Well, I feel smarter already. These are what we call useless facts in my house, and we are fans of useless facts.


    Answer by krissyvelazquez at 1:09 AM on Jun. 28, 2009

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