Saturday, November 5, 2005
Did you know:

- Oklahoma is the U.S. state with the highest population of Indians, yet has no Indian Reservations

- Walt Disney was afraid of mice

- The average family will spend $250,000 (thats a quarter million dollars) on each child from the time he/she is born until he/she turns 18

- There are, on average, 259 raisins in a box of Raisin Bran and 388 in a box of Premium Raisin Bran

- Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite

- In 1797 James Hetherington inventented the top hat and wore it in public. He was arrested for disturbing the peace

- I can't wear crew socks. My calfs are too big.

- Thomas Henry Huxley invented the word agnostic in 1869 because he was tired of being called an athiest

- The largest snowflakes were 15 inches in diameter and 8 inches thick

- The most mentioned woman in the bible is Sarah at 56 times

- An Italian deck of cards has no queen

- I have no little toe nail

- London police photographed the eyes of Jack the Ripper's victims because they thought his image might be recorded in them

- In 1952 Einstein called income taxes the "most difficult thing to understand"

- None of the passengers on the Mayflower had middle names

- The oldest tree on earth is a 4,500 year old bristlecone pine named Methuselah

- By the time he died in 1910, the king of Siam had fathered 370 children (Damn)

- Every lake in Ohio is manmade

- Your odds of getting murdered are one in twenty thousand

- The odds of being injured by a toilet seat in your lifetime are 1 in 6,500 (I can attest to that)

- The annual odds of dying by falling from your bed are 2 in 1 million

- The odds that you will become famous enough to be mentioned in a history book are 1 in 6 million

- The longest one sylable word in the English language is "screeched"

- There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar

- Charlie Brown's father was a barber

- American car horns beep to the tone of F

- In medievil Japan, dentists extracted teeth with their hands

- Technically speaking, a female "dude" is known as a "dudine", not "dudette"

- Belgains have tried to deliver mail using cats. It didn't work

- The Statue of Liberty's fingernails weigh about 100 pounds apiece

- The U.S. has never lost a war in which mules were used (Send them jackasses to Iraq)

- In Venice, Venetian blinds are known as "Persian Blinds"

- Adolph Hitler had his own private 15 car train named Amerika

- Police are sometimes called the "fuzz" because London police used to wear fuzzy helmets

- Spains Queen Isabella bathed only twice in her entire lifetime (Again, damn)

- The word "gullible" is not in the dictionary


Anonymous said...

There appears to be a Kenwood Indian Reservation in OK.

Greta (Hooah Wife) said...

Please share the toilet seat story!

Christopher Lee said...

Let's just say it involves a loose toilet seat and some pinching and leave it at that.