Monday, February 27, 2006

Interestingly enough . . .

Via: Hey Joe! who guarantees (??) everything you read on the Internet is absolutely true . . .

Interesting Stuff...

Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for blood plasma.

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or older.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

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

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

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer. So did the first 'Marlboro Man'.

Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like being seen wearing them in public.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

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

Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name contains all the letters from the word "criminal." The second? William Jefferson Clinton.

And, the best for last.....

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

6 Comments:

Anonymous gekko said...

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

Dentists may indeed have recommended that, but didn't Myth Buster's show that it made no difference?

9:28 PM  
Blogger pamibe said...

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

This just tickled me for some reason...

8:21 AM  
Blogger ABFreedom said...

"You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television."

Well yah....that's cause were always eating when we watch it ... LOL

7:50 PM  
Blogger doyle said...

Unless Myth Busters said that on the Internet, gek, it isn't true.

8:42 PM  
Blogger Mark said...

"Marilyn Monroe had six toes."

Three on each foot?

:oP> Yecch!

8:44 PM  
Blogger GUYK said...

Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

I wonder what happened to the other four. Maybe all that flesh for toes went to growing boobs?

2:20 PM  

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