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wierd and strange facts!

Posted by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:18 AM
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 Post your wierd or strange facts here!

 

TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the
letters only on one row of the keyboard.

 

 A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

 

"Go."   is the shortest complete sentence in the English
language.

 

 

If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33.
She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.

 

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

 

 Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

 

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by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:18 AM
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orchid404
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:20 AM

Bump for when I have a brain.

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Chaotic_Rayne
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:22 AM

 Found some more! Come on ladies! This should be fun!

1. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

2. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

3. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

4. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

5. A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

6. There are more chickens than people in the world.

7. Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

8. The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

9. On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.

10. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

Chaotic_Rayne
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:26 AM

bump! 

KT9105
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:27 AM

tipping in Iceland is an insult.

there are more plastic flamingos in the US  than real ones.

in 2000 Pope John Paul II was named an Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.

 

orchid404
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:28 AM

Bizarre fact #2204:
Did you know...
When he was a child, Blaise Pascal once locked himself in his room for several days and would not allow anyone to enter. When he emerged, he had figured out all of Euclid's geometrical propositions totally on his own.


Bizarre fact #1384:
Did you know...
Diamonds were first discovered in the riverbeds of the Golconda region of India over 4,000 years ago.


Bizarre fact #267:
Did you know...
The American Automobile association was formed in 1905 for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps.


Bizarre fact #1568:
Did you know...
On average, 150 couples get married in Las Vegas each day.


Bizarre fact #2103:
Did you know...
Leslie Lynch King, Jr. is the birth name of American President Gerald. R. Ford. Ford was the son of Leslie Lynch King and his wife Dorothy Ayer Gardner, who divorced soon after the birth of their only child. When his mother married Gerald R. Ford, Sr. in 1916, he adopted the name Gerald R. Ford, Jr.



Bizarre fact #3002:
Did you know...
The average person can go as many as eleven days without water. That's assuming a mean temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit.


Bizarre fact #3075:
Did you know...
Paul McCartney's younger brother, Michael, formed a group of his own, known as "The Scaffold" and goes by the name "Mike McGear". He is mentioned in the lyric of "Let 'Em In" as "Brother Michael" (available on McCartney's "Wings At The Speed Of Sound" album).


Bizarre fact #3991:
Did you know...
33% of women lie about their weight.


Bizarre fact #3956:
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Less than 10% are trilingual.


Bizarre fact #548:
Did you know...
The Pringle's Company located in Jackson, TN produced the world's largest potato chip in 1990. The measurements were 23" x 14.5".

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JANEDOE5683
by Bronze Member on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:33 AM

bump for later 

Chaotic_Rayne
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:45 AM

bump! 

Chaotic_Rayne
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 2:54 PM

BUMP! 

joceangel
by on Nov. 12, 2009 at 2:55 PM

Try to swing your arm in one direction and your leg on the same side in another.  It cant be done.

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