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On life: Being born is like opening the door to the smorgasbord. You walk in the door and there is the most huge gorgeous array of food imaginable. So some people fill their plate with mashed potatoes and green beans only. Other people like me prefer to have a little taste of almost everything. Most of it tastes pretty good but some of it’s disappointing and some of it’s just downright nasty. When you leave, it’s sure been a great lunch. So you wipe your chin, burp and die.
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
A star explodes approx each second
Authors- Puzzo’s Godfather rejected 18 times
Astronomy- the Sun loses its mass at 4.2 M tons per second
Called on the carpet- The boss’s office was carpeted.
City with the most Rolls Royce’s per capita- Hong Kong
Average number of people airborne over the US any given hour- 61,000.
The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The youngest pope was 11 years old.
First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
Coca-Cola was originally sold as a patent medicine for headaches; contained cocaine
Languages- were 10,000; now 7,000
Make the bed. Beds were created each night from straw.
More Jews live in Iran than any other Middle Eastern country
One-half of the Canadian population lives south of Seattle.
One-half of the population in the US lives within 50 miles of an ocean
Only animal that cannot jump- elephant
Only animal that cannot move backward- kangaroo
Only bird that can fly backwards- hummingbird
Osama was one of 54 children born to an illiterate billionaire father
Polar Bears can live for half a year from their fat reserve
Polar bears can smell a seal 3 feet under the ice for a distance of ½ mile
Polar bears can swim in icy cold water for 60 miles
Red Tape: British bureaucrats tied docs with red tape, time to tie and untie caused delays.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel
Top 3 Muslim Countries: Indonesia, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh 80% outside the Arab world
The only animal (other than primates) with knees that bend forward – elephant
Three-fourths of the world’s population earns less than $2 per day
What is the only food that doesn’t spoil? Honey
Yrekabakery spelled backwards is the same
Cleopatra was Greek, Catherin the Great was German, Napoleon was Corsican, Hitler was Austrian
Was at the bar the other night and overheard three very hefty women talking at the bar.
Their accent appeared to be Scottish, so I approached and asked, “Hello, are you three lassies from Scotland?”
One of them angrily screeched, “It’s Wales, Wales you bloody idiot!”
So I apologized and replied, “I am so sorry. Are you three whales from Scotland?”
And that’s the last thing I remember!
Somebody who wants just for the sake of wanting something
“I have no need of an additional TV, but somebody has offered one for free. I want it so I am a gimba”
“If a song can’t be written in 20 minutes, it ain’t worth writing.” – Hank Williams tells it straight.
Key to happiness: a shitty memory.
Death Valley is the hottest place on Earth. In July 1913, five consecutive days of 129°F or above were recorded in Death Valley. On July 10, 1913 a reading of 134 degrees Fahrenheit was taken, the world record hottest air temperature.
” …they will see you walk on water and say its because you can’t swim.”
Feel free to add some of your own observations in the comments section. I’m sure I might have missed something.