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Things you probably didnt know

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by paniak17, Jul 13, 2004.


  1. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

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    A snail can sleep for three years.

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    All polar bears are left handed.

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    American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987
    by eliminating one olive from each salad
    served in First-class.

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    Americans on average eat 18 acres
    of pizza every day.

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    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

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    Babies are born without kneecaps.
    They don't appear until the child
    reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

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    Butterflies taste with their feet.

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    Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds,
    dogs only have about 10.

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    Cat urine glows under a black light.

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    China has more English speakers
    than the United States.

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    Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland
    because he doesn't wear any pants.
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    Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as
    both parties are registered blood donors.

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    Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

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    February 1865 is the only month in recorded
    history not to have a full moon.

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    "I am." is the shortest complete sentence
    in the English language.
    (And "I do." is the longest, they say.)

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    If Barbie were life-size,
    her measurements would be 39-23-33.
    She would stand seven feet, two inches tall
    and have a neck twice the length of a
    normal human's neck. (So there!)

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    If the population of China walked past you
    in single file, the line would never end
    because of the rate of reproduction.

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    If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days,
    you will have produced enough sound energy
    to heat one cup of coffee.
    (Mmmmm, coffee...)

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    In ancient Egypt, priests plucked
    EVERY hair from their bodies, including
    their eyebrows and eyelashes.
    (Ouch!)

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    In the last 4000 years,
    no new animals have been domesticated.

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    Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

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    Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

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    Michael Jordan has more money from
    Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers
    in Malaysia combined.

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    No word in the English language
    rhymes with month.

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    Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected
    intravenously.

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    On average,
    people fear spiders more than they do death.

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    One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today
    is because cotton growers in the 1930's lobbied
    against hemp farmers-they saw it as competition.

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    Our eyes are always the same size from birth,
    but our nose and ears never stop growing.

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    Right-handed people live, on average,
    nine years longer than left-handed people do.

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    Shakespeare invented the words
    'assassination' and 'bump.'

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    Starfish haven't got brains.

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    Stewardesses is the longest word typed
    with only the left hand.

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    The ant always falls over on its right side
    when intoxicated.

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    The average human eats eight spiders
    in their lifetime at night.


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    The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

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    The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only
    six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

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    The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

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    The human heart creates enough pressure when it
    pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

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    The most common name in the world
    is Mohammed.

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    The names of all the continents end with
    the same letter that they start with.

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    The name Wendy was made up
    for the book 'Peter Pan.'

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    The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

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    The words "racecar" and "kayak" are the same
    whether they are read left to right or right to left.

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    There are two credit cards for every person
    in the United States.

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

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    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

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    You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork
    than by a poisonous spider.

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    You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.


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  2. Toasted

    Toasted

    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK

    :ninja: It's called a palindrome. Prrft! Noobies! :ninja:
     
  3. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    I guess they would be doing more than just walking past you, then.

    Three on each foot? I'm trying to picture that. No, I'd rather not.

    I'm glad that "a duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why" myth wasn't in the list. ;)
     
  4. yeah, they solved that on mythbusters!
    they do have echoes!

    Charlie
     
  5. discovery = best channel ever

    2nd would probably be comedy central
     
  6. Joey3313

    Joey3313

    Nov 28, 2003
    Marilyn Monroe had 11 toes at birth, but the extra was cut off early on...born with 6 on one foot, not 6 in total.
     
  7. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Thanks. I find idiotic trivia facinating. No lie/sarcasm.
     
  8. If a duck had lips, could it whistle?
     
  9. If pro and con are oppisites, its Progress the opposite of Congress?

    How come the letters in Mother-in-law rearranged can spell put Woman Hitler?
     
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    The names of all the continents end with
    the same letter that they start with.

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    Oceania
     
  11. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 3, 2001
    Costa Mesa, Calif.
    Technical Communications Developer, QSC Audio
    There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.

    Attributed to David Letterman.
     
  12. North America
    South America
     
  13. Matthew Bryson

    Matthew Bryson Guest

    Jul 30, 2001
    ...and, if that duck with lips went to buy some Chapstick - would it pay the clerk in cash or would it say "just put it on my bill"
    :p
     
  14. UnsungZeros

    UnsungZeros The only winning move is not to play.

    False. "Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. It is a command and the subject is always understood to be 'you.'
     
  15. We had a really long thread about this a few months ago. I'm too lazy to find the link though!!! :cool:
     
  16. ...so what part of her did they scale to life size? Normally, you would use, height, right? So it's unreasonable to say that she would be over 7 feet tall if you scaled her to a reasonable (close to average) height.

    of course they don't. The vast majority of living things on this planet have no brains at all.

    Like North AmericA? or South AmericA?

    A lot of the stuff that you find on these kinds of websites are just outright wrong, and most of the rest are only partially correct, or have intentionally misleading conclusions/statistics.
     
  17. Edwcdc

    Edwcdc I call shotgun!

    Jul 21, 2003
    Columbia MD USA
    If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days,
    you will have produced enough sound energy
    to heat one cup of coffee.
    (Mmmmm, coffee...)

    Reminds me of my first wife. After 10 years I took my hot cup of coffee and got the hell out. :D
     
  18. vbass

    vbass

    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    I knew all those things. Try again!
     
  19. wow a lot of ppl are taking this really serious :eek:
    cmon ppl lighten up! :D
     
  20. Joey3313

    Joey3313

    Nov 28, 2003
    If you re-arrange the letters of Axl Rose you get Oral Sex.