Thursday, April 9, 2009


I just saw this somewhere and was amused. Surprised by any?

Little Known Facts…

1.Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

2. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

3.The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.

4. There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

5.The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

6. There are more chickens than people in the world.

7.Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

8.The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

9.On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is an American flag.

10.All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

11.No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.

12."Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."

13. All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.


Jackie said...

Oh no, I love eggplant!

Anonymous said...

hey, some of these are facts i've had too : )

Katelin said...

i love random facts like this.

Playful Professional said...

Things like this make me laugh. Who comes up with these things?

Maris said...

I love trivia like this - who comes up with these things!?