“The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the toughest tongue twister in English.
1 kg (2.2 pounds) of lemons contain more sugar than 1 kg of strawberries.
111, 111, 111 X 111, 111, 111 = 12, 345, 678, 987, 654, 321
22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong bank accounts in the next hour.
23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.
259200 people die every day.
27% of Americans believe we never landed on the moon. :fool:
90% of bird species are monogamous; only 3% of animals are.
4 tablespoons of ketchup has about the same amount of nutrition as a ripe tomato.
40% of all people who come to a party snoop in your medicine cabinet.
It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
85% of men who die of heartattacks during intercourse, are found to have been cheating on their wives.:scratch_one-s_head:
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest. :lol:
A “Blue Moon” is the second full moon in a calendar month (it is rarely blue).
A “jiffy” is actually a proper time unit for 1/100th of a second
A Boeing 747’s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight.
A bowling pin only needs to tilt 7.5 degrees to fall.
A chef’s hat is tall and balloons at the top so as to counteract the intense heat in the kitchen. The unique shape allows air to circulate around the scalp, keeping the head cool.:mda:
A Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.=0 :scare: :lol:
A cockroaches favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps. (i don’t wanna know how it was determined…)
A cough releases an explosive charge of air that moves at speeds up to 60 mph. (ложись!!)
A day on the planet Mercury is twice as long as its year.
A dentist invented the Electric Chair. :scare2: :scare2: :scare2:
A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate. =0
A fly always jumps backwards for a quick getaway when you try to hit it.
A fly hums in the middle octave, key F. (oookkkkkaaaayyyyy)
A giant squid has eyes that can grow up to 20 inches in diameter. (Now think of how big your computer screen is…)
A hamlet is a village without a church and a town is not a city until it has a cathedral.
A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.=0 =0 =0
A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court. (anybody feels like fields of gold?)
A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs. (лучше поздно, чем никогда…)
A Michigan law states that a wife’s hair legally belongs to her husband.
A mother in Sydney, Australia, gave birth to twins 56 days apart and in different years; one was born in 17th December’1952 and the other on 10th February’1953. (ouch… was she in labor all that time?)
A person has to travel west to get from Los Angeles, CA to Reno, NV. wow!!!
A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.
A pound of grasshoppers is three times as nutritious as a pound of beef. (ewww)
A recent study indicates when men crave food, they tend to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they tend to desire chocolate. (wrong!!! i always seem to want MEAT!!!)
A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn’t give her coffee. (nice…)
A spremologer collects trivia. (read the word again… chances are u read it wrong
A state law in Illinois mandates that all bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts.
A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites
A zebra is white with black stripes.
ABBA GOLD has been in the UK charts for over 280 weeks, thats over 5 years
About 10,000,000 people have the same birthday as you.
About 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens each year. (and how exactly does that happen?)
About 55% of all movies are rated R. About 500 movies are made in the US and 800 in India annually.
About 70% of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money.
Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.
According to a global survey in 1997 by Durex Condoms Canadians are the world’s fourth worst lovers. The worst three slots belong to South Africa, Russia, and Poland. (ouch)
According to an Old English system of time units, a moment is considered to be one and a half minutes.
According to German researchers, the risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.
According to Illinois state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is “American.” =0 =0 =0
Adding sugar to coffee is believed to have started in 1715, in the court of King Louis XIV, the French monarch.
Adjusting for inflation, Cleopatra, 1963, is the most expensive movie ever made to date (mid-1999). Its budget of $44 million is equivalent to 270 million 1999 dollars.
Adolf Hitler’s mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.
After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink.
Airbags are deployed at a rate of two-hundred miles per hour.
Al Capone’s business card said he was a furniture dealer.
Alexander Graham Bell’s wife and mother were both deaf.
All clams start out as males; some decide to become females at some point in their lives.
All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.
All pet hamsters are descended from a single female wild golden hamster found with a litter of 12 young in Syria in 1930.
All polar bears are left-handed.
American car horns beep in the tone of F. (What’s up with F?)
Among transsexuals who choose sex-change operations, females who elect to become males are reportedly happier and better adjusted after the procedures than males who elect to become female.
An Athens legislator named Solon passed a law in the 6th century that let fathers sell their fornicating daughters into slavery
An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 sent the Mississippi River backwards.
An etiquette writer of the 1840’s advised, “Ladies may wipe their lips on the tablecloth, but not blow their noses on it.”
An oyster can change its sex once every seven days.
Ancient Chinese artists freely painted scenes of nakedness and sex. However, they would absolutely never depict a bare female foot.
Apparently there’s a law stating that if a Kurtatchi woman of the Soloman Islands unintentionally reveals her genitals, it can be expected and will be understood if any nearby man sexually assaults her.
Apple pits contain cyanide.
Apples are more effecient than caffeine for waking you up in the morning.
Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.
Around 2,000 left-handed people die annually due to improper use of equipment designed only for right handed people.
At -40 degrees fahrenheit,a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour breathing.
At age 47, the Rolling Stones’ bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with 13-year old Mandy Smith, with her mother’s blessing. Six years later, they were married, but the marriage only lasted a year. Not long after, Bill’s 30-year-old son Stephen married Mandy’s mother, age 46. That made Stephen a stepfather to his former stepmother. If Bill and Mandy had remained married, Stephen would have been his father’s father-in-law and his own grandpa.
At the end of the Beatles’ song “A Day in the Life”, an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his Shetland sheepdog.
Attila the Hun (invader of Europe; 406-453), Felix Faure (French President; 1841-1899), and Pope Leo VIII (d 963-965) all died while having sex.
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000.