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A cockroach can live nine days without its head before it starves to death.
A group of owls is called a parliament.
A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 68 years.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
Alexander the Great was an epileptic.
All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.
Almonds are members of the peach family.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone!.
At least 9 million other people in the world have the same birthday as you.
At the first Thanksgiving dinner Lobster was one of the main entrees.
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
Charlie Brown’s dad was a barber.
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
Coca-cola has never been patented because to do that they would have to reveal the formula.
Contrary to urban legend, tests show that a duck’s quack does echo.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis’ middle name was spelled Aron; in honor of his brother.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!.
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in the early 1900s.
Giraffes have no vocal chords.
If you keep certain types of a Goldfish in the dark room, they will eventually turn white.
If you stretch a standard Slinky out flat it measures 87 feet long.
In an average lifetime the average American receives 31 prank phone calls.
In Disney’s Fantasia, the Sorcerer name is Yensid which is Disney backwards.
In England, in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.
In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.
It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
Like with fingerprints, everybody has a different tongue print.
Lincoln Logs were invented by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son.
Lizzie Borden was acquitted.
Los Angeles used to be known as “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles”.
Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th.”
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.
Most American car horns honk in the key of F, which is also the same key as a telephone dial tone.
No piece of dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
Pearls melt in vinegar.
Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks.
Snakes can’t blink.
Some lipstick contains fish scales.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
The dot over the lower case i is called a Tittle.
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
The fingerprints of koala bears are almost indistinguishable from those of humans.
The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum.
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original “Halloween” movie was actually a William Shatner ‘Captain Kirk’ mask painted white.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
The name for Oz in the “Wizard of Oz” was thought up Frank Baum (the author of the book) looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from back in the days when the fire engines were pulled by horses. The horses could walk up straight staircases, so they made them circular.
The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it’s stomach inside-out.
There are a lot more chickens than people in the world.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, silver, or month.
There weren’t any ponies in the Pony Express, only horses.
Thomas Edison, who invesnted the lightbulb, was afraid of the dark.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.

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