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Saturday, February 9, 2008

Saturday Silliness Again ...

* The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

* Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.

* New Jersey has a spoon museum with over 5,400 spoons from almost all the states.

* There once was a town in West Virginia called "6".

* Singapore only has one train station.

* The parking meter was invented in North Dakota.

* Napoleon made his battle plans in a sandbox.

* Roman Emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.

* The green stuff on the occasional freak potato chip is chlorophyll.

* Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot first.

* There are 333 toilet paper squares on a regular toilet paper roll.

* The Eiffel Tower has 2,5000,000 rivets in it.

* "Jaws" is the most common name for a goldfish.

* On a average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.

* Every minute in the U.S. six people turn 17.

* 2,500 lefties die each year using products designed for rightists.

* Ten tons of space dust falls on the Earth every day.

* On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day.

* Blue and white are the most common school colors.

* Swimming pools in Phoenix, Arizona, pick up 20 pounds of dust a year.

3 comments:

SJ said...

I have one for you - the root beer float was invented in Cripple Creek.

Joy T. said...

LOL "Jaws is the most common name for a goldfish" AAHAHAHA I have no idea why that cracks me up so much!

lisa marie said...

What happened to "6"? :)

I believe my average 4 year old asked even more questions than that. :)