Did You Know?

DID YOU KNOW...that in Kentucky, 50% of all people getting married for the first time are teenagers?

DID YOU KNOW...that in 1984, a New Jersey man opened a summer camp for Cabbage Patch dolls?

DID YOU KNOW...that you're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather?

DID YOU KNOW....that in 1976, a Los Angeles secretary formally married her 50-pound pet rock?

DID YOU KNOW...that in 1980, the Yellow Pages accidentally listed a Texas funeral home under frozen foods?

DID YOU KNOW....that in 1977, a 13-year-old boy discovered a tooth growing on his left foot?

DID YOU KNOW....that if you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950? The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.

DID YOU KNOW...that armadillos are the only animal besides humans that can get leprosy?

DID YOU KNOW....that the nail on your middle finger grows the fastest, and on average, your toenails grow at half the speed of your finger-nails?

DID YOU KNOW...that the oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age? Its name was Fred.

DID YOU KNOW....that Iodine has no liquid form. It goes directly from a solid to a gas form? What you buy in the store is the solid particulates suspended in a liquid.

DID YOU KNOW....that Queen Elizabeth is the only person in the UK allowed to drive without a license plate on the car?

DID YOU KNOW...that most American car horns honk in the key of F?

DID YOU KNOW...that the only two syllable word with no natural vowels is rhythm?

DID YOU KNOW....that 'It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town'?

DID YOU KNOW...that lollipops are not allowed in the city of Seattle

DID YOU KNOW....that in Louisiana, biting someone with your natural teeth is considered an assault, but biting someone with your false teeth is an aggravated assault?

DID YOU KNOW...that in Florida the law clearly states that if an elephant is tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it were a vehicle? Horses however, are exempt.

DID YOU KNOW....that to escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs it will let you go instantly?

DID YOU KNOW...that most paper currency is not made out of paper, but cotton? Paper is too fragile.

DID YOU KNOW...that if we sent birds into space they would soon die, they need gravity to swallow

DID YOU KNOW...that if Atheism was organized into a religion, it would be the 10th largest religious organization in the world?

DID YOU KNOW....that studies show that if a cat falls off the seventh floor of a building it has about thirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the twentieth floor? It supposedly takes about eight floors for the cat to realize what is occurring, relax and correct itself.

DID YOU KNOW....that scorpions glow under a black light?

DID YOU KNOW...that in Iowa, all kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes?

DID YOU KNOW....that Ivory bar soap floating was a mistake? They had been over-mixing the soap formula causing excess air bubbles that made it float.

DID YOU KNOW...that in Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles?

DID YOU KNOW...that in Sanskrit, the word, "war" means, "desire for more cows"?

DID YOU KNOW.....that in Massachusetts an old ordinance declares goatees illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public?

DID YOU KNOW....that one country has finally achieved a 100% literacy rate, and that country is Iceland? To get a job, every citizen must be able to read, and speak at least 3 different languages.

DID YOU KNOW....that Canada is the country with the highest doughnut consumption, and the most doughnuts consumed per capita than any other nation?

DID YOU KNOW....that French wines are made with American grapes? Many years ago, the French vineyards were infected by grape rot. By pure chance it was discovered that American grape vines were immune to the same rot. The French imported the vines to be grafted on to the French vines and saved the wine industry.

DID YOU KNOW....that currently, the most common name in the world is Mohamad?

DID YOU KNOW....The names of the three wise monkeys are: Mizaru: See no evil, Mikazaru: Hear no evil, and Mazaru: Speak no evil?

DID YOU KNOW....When opossums are playing 'possum, they are not "playing"? They actually pass out from sheer terror.

DID YOU KNOW...During the heat of the space race in the 1960s, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration decided it needed a ball point pen to write in the zero gravity confines of its space capsules? After considerable research and development, the Astronaut Pen was developed at a cost of about US $1 million. The pen worked and also enjoyed some modest success as a novelty item back here on earth. The Soviet Union, faced with the same problem, used a pencil.

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