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Did you know?

May 20, 1998 00:41 AM
by Thoa Tran

Did you know?.....

Coca-Cola was originally green.

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

Smartest dogs:  1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle;  3) Golden Retriever

The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.

Amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each
salad served first class:  $40,000

City with the most Rolls Royces per capita:  Hong Kong

State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work:  Alaska

Percentage of Africa that is wilderness:  28%;

Percentage of North America that is wilderness:  38%

Barbie's measurements if she were life size:  39-23-33

Average number of days a West German goes without washing his underwear:

Percentage of American men who say they would marry the same woman if
they had
it to do all over again:  80%;  Percentage of American women who say
marry the same man:  50%

Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.

Percentage of Americans who have visited Disneyland/Disney:  70%

Average life span of a major league baseball:  7 pitches.

Only President to win a Pulitzer:  John F. Kennedy for " Profiles in

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.

First novel ever written on a typewriter:" Tom Sawyer."

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is

When opossums are playing 'possum, they are not "playing." They actually
out from sheer terror.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great; Hearts - Charlemagne;
Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without
killing them, would burn their houses down: hence the expression "to get

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th: John
Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the
signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated
that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

An ostrich's eye is bigger that its brain.

In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is
necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had
segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and

The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only six inches for each
gallon of
diesel that it burns.

Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.

The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in

Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.

If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19.
also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make
change for a dollar.

The first toilet ever seen on television was on "Leave It To Beaver".

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

Entertaining thoughts for the day.......

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