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BRASSKNUCKLED PAI MEI
11-16-2005, 03:39 PM
1. Money isn't made out of paper; it's made out of cotton.

2. The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottle represents the varieties of pickle the company once had.

3. Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks - otherwise it will digest itself (eeww).

4. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

5. The dot over the letter 'i' is called a "tittle".

6. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom
of the glass to the top.

7. Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller. ( (This really surprised me.)

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

9. 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

10. Every person has a unique tongue print (no licking at the scene or a crime!).

11. 315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

12. The 'spot' on 7UP comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was albino.

13. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. (shocking)

14. During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance.

15. Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.

16. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system; a few ounces will kill a small sized dog.

17. Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath,
causing the shark to explode.

18. Most lipstick contains fish scales (eeww).

19. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

20. Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

21. Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower' because in the time when all original
print had to be set in individual letters, the 'upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of
the case that stored the smaller, 'lower case' letters.

22. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time
(and multi-tasking was invented).

23. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

24. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

25. The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan, there was never a recorded Wendy before!

26. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and silver!

27. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.

28. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.

29. The mask used by Michael Myers in the original "Halloween" was a Captain Kirk mask painted white.

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

31. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand (and you thought this
list was completely useless).

32. 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 (sign of a true civilized society ).

33. American Airlines saved $40,000 in '87 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.

34. The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time,
the most known player on the market was the Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.

35. Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it
to begin with. It's the same with apples! (guess what I'm buying on my next trip to the grocery store!)

36. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!

37. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

38. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.

39. Back in the mid to late 80's, an IBM compatible computer wasn't considered a hundred percent
compatible unless it could run Microsoft's Flight Simulator game.

40. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space! Because passing wind in a space suit
damages the suit. (I wonder who found this out. . )

G-Gka-Genius
11-16-2005, 03:45 PM
27. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.

wtf thats nuts. 10 years

hectis
11-16-2005, 03:55 PM
Thanks Bigben Now I Know And Knowing Is Half The Battle

Inspectah_Dirk
11-16-2005, 03:57 PM
Lol..i wonder who comes up with this stuff :D But cool tho

Aqueous Moon
11-16-2005, 03:58 PM
13. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. (shocking)

This almost happened to me...when my daughter was first born she didn't have any color at all she did not look black, so the nurse brought her in to be fed and decided that she belonged to the white couple in the other room !

I almost went crazy cuz that lady was about to breast feed my baby...lol The shit ain't funny but it is true. They brought me her baby too, but I knew it wasn't mines at the first glance...I was like hell no!

They need to stop doing that shit.

hectis
11-16-2005, 04:04 PM
13. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. (shocking)

This almost happened to me...when my daughter was first born she didn't have any color at all she did not look black, so the nurse brought her in to be fed and decided that she belonged to the white couple in the other room !

I almost went crazy cuz that lady was about to breast feed my baby...lol The shit ain't funny but it is true. They brought me her baby too, but I knew it wasn't mines at the first glance...I was like hell no!

They need to stop doing that shit.
WOW THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN A TEARABLE THING TO HAPPEN TO U IM HAPPY TO HEAR U MADE OUT WITH OUT TRAGEDY THE LORDS BLESSING WAS WITH U THAT DAY AS IT ALWAYS IS

crass
11-16-2005, 04:11 PM
Thanks Bigben Now I Know And Knowing Is Half The Battle

lmao

DREW-DIE$EL
11-16-2005, 04:14 PM
4. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.


We gotta legalize it now. lol

hectis
11-16-2005, 04:19 PM
4. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.


We gotta legalize it now. lol
YEAH AND THAT IS SUCH A WAST OF HEMP THE COULD HAVE WRITTEN IT ON PAPER OR STONE

DREW-DIE$EL
11-16-2005, 04:38 PM
lmao
28. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
hahah, if thats true someone needs to make a video of that and post it on here.

oldie
11-16-2005, 04:39 PM
41. giraffes can't cough!

crass
11-16-2005, 04:42 PM
lmao
28. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
hahah, if thats true someone needs to make a video of that and post it on here.

lmao that would be a sight to see

oldie
11-16-2005, 04:45 PM
42. an owl cant turn its head 360 degress, it can only manage about 270

crass
11-16-2005, 04:47 PM
38. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
that's mad funny

Chief 'Broom
11-16-2005, 04:48 PM
dope thread

oldie
11-16-2005, 05:04 PM
you only use 90% of your brain, you also forget 80% of what you learn in a day.

i got a shed load more, jus can't think of em right now. no shit, im the one for random facts.lol.

RZA's Wife aka Goddess
02-02-2006, 08:50 AM
Things that are not important.

ilzPotent
02-02-2006, 12:26 PM
wow - that quick sand one will really come in handy and tell leonardo Da Vinci I can rub my tummy and pat my head and switch.


Yep, its true.

Ikaro
02-02-2006, 02:32 PM
8. A duck's quack doesn't echo .. no one knows why.

It isn't true.

num2son
02-03-2006, 09:22 AM
Thanks for the info......LOL

Bloo
02-03-2006, 03:08 PM
Now that's knowledge

cap
02-05-2006, 04:25 PM
i love this kind of stuff

4-Bar Killer
02-05-2006, 04:33 PM
i love this kind of stuff

me too, haha, the guinness book of records thing was funny

born invincible
02-05-2006, 05:48 PM
wow... pretty cool!

100pr00f
02-06-2006, 09:02 AM
36. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying


dosnt work

Mumm Ra
02-06-2006, 09:41 AM
22. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time
(and multi-tasking was invented).

Lol....and multi-tasking was "invented"

hectis
02-06-2006, 06:44 PM
Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush
be kept at least six (6) feet away from
a toilet to avoid airborne particles
(I keep my toothbrush in the living room now!)


Turtles can breathe through their butts.

Sexy Jasper
02-06-2006, 07:02 PM
Busta Rhymes stole my toothbrush.

Big Bad Man
02-06-2006, 08:13 PM
lmao
28. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
hahah, if thats true someone needs to make a video of that and post it on here.

Or better yet, cuff you, slice a line down yer chest n throw you in shark infested water. Id watch that shit happen easier than Id watch 1 of you humans do that to a helpless scorpion.

Big Bad Man
02-06-2006, 08:20 PM
Good thread though BB!