Fun "Facts"

Friday, December 28, 2012



Here a some fun "facts" that I saw on Facebook: Which means I have no proof to their validity!

*Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

*Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button.

*A pack-a-day smoker will lose approx. 2 teeth every 10 yrs.

*People do not get sick from cold weather; it's from being indoors a lot more.

*When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop - even your heart.

*Only 7% of the population are lefties.

*40 people are sent to the hospital with dog bites every minute.

*Babies are born without knee caps - they don't appear until they are 2 or more.

*The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.

*The toothbrush was invented in 1498. ( another good reason to be born after that)

*The average housefly lives for one month. ( I get the ones with 9 lives)

*40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year. ( I don't even want to know how that happens!)

*A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened. ( some are wondering how you straighten a hanger since they only know plastic ones)

*The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.

*Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than any other part of the day.

*Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep. ( I am glad I was out for that one!)

*The REAL reason an ostrich sticks its head in the sand is to search for water.

*The only 2 animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and the parrot. (They forgot about mothers and teachers)

*John Travolta turned down the starring roles in "An Officer and a Gentleman" and "Tootsie." (How did this make the list? Does someone really care?)

*Michael Jackson owned the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.

*In most tv commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner was used in place of milk. (think they changed that to glue now)

*Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane just in cse there is a crash. ( How does that make you feel, Harry?)

*The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.

*Most hopsitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They have been reused in vein transplant surgery. (Wouldn't we have to give permission for that?)

*Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins