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INTERESTING FACTS (5)

July 5th, 2013

  1. At one time Ringling Bros Circus advertised having Big Bingo a 2 story elephant, the biggest brute that breathes.
  2. If you spelled out every one of the states in the United States the only letter you would never use is the letter Q.
  3. Pabst Blue Ribbon beer was originally called Best beer.
  4. People often have their tonsils removed. Did you know that if they’re dropped they can bounce as strongly as a bouncy ball?
  5. Topolino is the Italian name for Mickey Mouse.
  6. A turtle can breathe through it’s butt. Hahaha, Funny!
  7. In the North Pole, penguins do not exist.
  8. Major League Baseball requires that all the umpires working in the league must wear black underwear at every game.
  9. Moles have to eat every few hours or will starve to death.
  10. The Pileated Woodpecker is about the size of a crow, it pecks an average of about 12,000 times per day, it can peck away at about 20 times in one second and closes it’s eyes every time it pecks.
  11. Their were once restrictions against showing toilets on television.
  12. The old American sitcom television program Leave It To Beaver which originally aired from 1957-1963  is said to have been the very first TV program to show a toilet and even then they only got approved to show the top of the toilet tank, not the actual toilet bowl.
  13. All In The Family was another TV program popular in the United States in the 1970′s, it originally aired from 1971 to 1979 and was the very first TV program to air the sound of a flushing toilet.
  14. The Brady Bunch which was a show about a mother and father raising 6 children originally aired from 1969-1974. The whole family shared one bathroom which was shown often but it contained no toilet.
  15. In the Republic of Albania shaking your head no means yes and nodding your head yes means no. It’s a fact.
  16. Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the United States between 1923-1929, He played the harmonica and it’s said he enjoyed having vaseline rubbed into his scalp and forehead while eating breakfast in bed.
  17. Walt Disney was scared of mice. That’s funny!
  18. Before he was named Bugs Bunny, he was known as Happy Rabbit.
  19. Long ago in Japan they held contests to see who could fart the longest and loudest. The winner received gifts and high honors, and no, matches were not given out.
  20. A nicer way of speaking about Farting may be to say passing gas or flatulence.
  21. There was a court case where a surfer sued another surfer for stealing his wave. It was thrown out of court because the court said they didn’t know how to put a price on any pain and suffering damages received by the complainant who had to watch the other surfer ride away on his wave. Funny!
  22. Have you ever watched the movie Pulp Fiction? If yes, you may have noticed all the clocks in the movie were set to the time of 4:20.
  23. The comedian actor Charlie Chapman once entered a Charlie Chapman look alike contest and lost. That’s funny!
  24. Charlie Browns father was a barber. Charlie didn’t have enough hair to cut lol.
  25. As funny as it seems to some people, the old folklore of elephants being afraid of mice is only folklore. MythBusters did a segment on this theory and although the elephant turned when it saw the mouse, there were other factors that could have played a part in the elephants decision to turn away.
  26. The voice of Donald Fauntleroy Duck is the most recognized in all of cartoon characters. Yes Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy lol.
  27. Less than 2 % of all the people in the world can lick their elbow.
  28. If you exclude the words North and South, each of the 7 continents begins with the same letter it ends with and besides Europe, they would all begin and end with the letter “A”. Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Australia, and Europe.
  29. Because they’re made of cartilage it’s said that a persons ears and nose continues to grow throughout their lifetime. Because of the debates surrounding wether this is a myth or a fact we almost didn’t put this one on here but there is some scientific study claiming evidence and suggesting it is indeed fact.
  30. The most correct terminology for a pregnant goldfish is twit.

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