Interesting Facts
-The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were
  Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
-Coca Cola was originally green.
-Every day more money is printed for monopoly than the US Treasury.
-The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
-Men can read smaller print than women, women can hear better than men.
-The city with the most Roll Royce per capita: Hong Kong
-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
-Cost of raising a medium sized dog to the age of 11: $6,400.
-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
-First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer
-The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
-Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades-King David, Clubs-Alexander the Great, Hearts-Charlemagne, and
Diamonds-Julius Caesar.
-111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.
-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 last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
-"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
-The term "whole 9 yards" came from WWII fighter pilots in the South
Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber
machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 ft. If the pilots fired all
their ammo at a target, it got the "whole 9 yards"
-Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them
looks like it is kissing the conveyor belt.
-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.
-The Interstate system was designed so that one mile in every five must
be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of
war or other emergencies...
-The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
-The cruise liner Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of fuel that it burns
-No NFL team which plays its home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Super Bowl !!
-Q: What occurs more often in December than any other month?
A: Conception.
-Q: What separates "60 Minutes" on CBS from every other TV show?
A: No theme song.
-Q: Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A: Their birthplace.
-Q: What is the most popular name that boat owners name their boats?
A: Obsession.
-Q: If you were to spell out consecutive numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the 
      letter "a"?
A: One thousand.
-Money isn't made out of paper.  It's made out of cotton.
-The 57 on the Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of varieties of pickle the company once had.
-A rat can last longer without water than a camel.
-Q: What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
A: All invented by women.
-Q: What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
A: Honey.
-Q: There are more collect calls made on this day than any other.
A: Fathers Day.
-Q: What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) is most ironic?
A: He was allergic to carrots.
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