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Friday, August 18, 2006
Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.

Henry Ford once attempted to buy the Eiffel Tower and ship it back to the United States.

During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of 6 elephants!

Women blink nearly twice as much as men!

Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day!!!!

On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pins each year!

A zebra is white with black stripes. Not the other way round.

The word "listen" contains the same letters as the word "silent".

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.

'Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia' is the fear of long words.

Phobatrivaphobia is a fear of trivia about phobias!!

The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start.

"Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

Twenty-Four-Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.

Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Say no evil ).

Thought for today!Mirror
posted by All Smiles!! @ 8:26 AM  
  • At 10:04 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Kewl stuff Reg.

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