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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicJokes & Riddles · 1 decade ago

some highly interesting and useless facts? but are thse true or funny?

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

2. Coca-Cola was originally green.

3. Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.

4. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

5. The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

6. The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get this..)

7. The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

8. The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400

9. The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000 (wonder if this one is still true)

10. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

11. The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

12. The youngest pope was 11 years old.

13. The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

14. Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

15. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:

Spades - King David

Hearts - Charlemagne

Clubs -Alexander the Great

Diamonds - Julius Caesar

16. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

17. If a statue in the 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.

18. 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.

20. "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

21. Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that make them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

22. Until the St. Louis Rams, no NFL team which plays its home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Super bowl.

23. The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game.

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. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested?

A. Obsession

Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"?

A. One thousand

Q. What do bulletproof 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 on this day than any other day of the year?

A. Father's Day

Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic?

A. He is allergic to carrots

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  • 1 decade ago
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    i saw some of those in an email i got from one of my friends, and some i read in a book. but there were a few i didnt know. love it

    : )

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    1. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma Flintstone. True 2. Coca-Cola was originally green. False 3. Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury. True 4. Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better. True 5. The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska True 6. The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get this..) True 7. The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38% True (it has atleast 28% meaning it could have a maximum of 38%) 8. The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400 True 9. The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000 (wonder if this one is still true) False 10. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. True 11. The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910. True 12. The youngest pope was 11 years old. False 13. The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer. False 14. Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments. True 15. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David Hearts - Charlemagne Clubs -Alexander the Great Diamonds - Julius Caesar False 16. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 True

  • 1 decade ago

    A lot of people on here said 'go' is the shortest sentence. Read the sentence again.

    Quote: 20. "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

    Take note of the phrase 'complete sentence'.

    Source(s): my common sense
  • 1 decade ago

    An American urologist paid 1 billion dollars for Napoleon's reproductive organs. No kidding.

    Source(s): Snopes.com
  • 1 decade ago

    Question 17 about the horses is not true.

    Do your research and you will find that this is one of those common misconceptions.

  • 1 decade ago

    All of them were true exept for the shortest sentence, which is "Go,"

    Very interesting!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Well, for starters, the coca cola one isn't true. #16 is true. The one about the pope is debatable.

    Source(s): Snopes.com, my calculator, and Wikipedia.
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    24. the average attention span of a 35 year old male is ...LOOK a little birdie!

  • 1 decade ago

    Ive heard most of them before, and i think they are all true

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    That's an old one. Are they all true? - I couldn't be arsed looking them up, but they were interesting.

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