Interesting Facts

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Julie, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. Julie

    Julie Registered Member

    Interesting Facts

    • In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden...and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language
    • Coca-cola was originally green
    • Hershey's kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt
    • Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US treasury
    • The first couple to be shown together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone
    • The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
    • The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
    • If a statue in a park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes
    • The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

    OOPS! This is supposed to say:

    The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone

    See what I get for trying to post when I'm only half awake? Hahaha!
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2005

  2. fairyquadmother

    fairyquadmother Registered Member

    Actually, the first couple to share a bed were Herman and Lily Munster, but the first real "human" couple were mike and carol brady.
     
  3. Julie

    Julie Registered Member

    Hmmm...okay...maybe they were the first cartoon couple? Hahaha...I really have no idea. This was just one of those funny emails I got!
    And here's another:

    Points to Ponder:

    - Why in America do we have a general in charge of the post office, and a
    secretary in charge of defense?

    - They say that love makes the world go around, but then so does a good
    swallow of tobacco juice.

    - Sign seen on a plastic surgeon's window: "Come in and pick your nose!"

    - You know you are a college student when you collect Taco Bell sauce to
    use as "salsa" on your chips and frozen burritos.

    - I was thinking about how the status symbols of today is those pagers
    that everyone has clipped on. I can't afford one so I'm wearing my garage
    door opener.

    - You know, I spent a fortune on deodorant before I realized that people
    didn't like me anyway.

    - I was thinking that women should put pictures of missing husbands on
    beer cans!

    - You know when people see a cat's litter box, they always say, "Oh,have
    you got a cat?" Just once I wanted to say, "No, it's for company!"

    - Employment application blanks always ask who is to be notified in case
    of an emergency. I think you should write . . . A good doctor!

    - Why do they put pictures of criminals up in the Post Office? What are we
    supposed to do . . . write to these men? Why don't they just put their
    pictures on the postage stamps so the mailmen could look for them while
    they delivered the mail?

    - I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more
    as they get older then it dawned on me . . . they were cramming for their
    finals. Or looking for loopholes.
     

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