mygmyg 59M
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1/7/2006 12:50 pm

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luvsxoxohad a wonderful quiz for your entertainment, it is fast/easy and well you'll enjoy it. I got this later today from my globe trotting sis.

1 . Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of cotton.

2. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

3. The dot over the letter i is called a "tittle".

4. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and
down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

5. Susan Lucci is the daughter of Phyllis Diller.

6. 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

7. 315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

8. The 'spot' on 7UP comes from its inventor, who had red eyes.
He was albino.

9. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents, daily.

10. Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.

11. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system; a few ounces
will kill a small sized dog.

12. Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the
shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.

13. Most lipstick contains fish scales.

14. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he
doesn't wear pants.

15. Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine.

16. Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower' because
in the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters,
the 'upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored the smaller, 'lower case' letters.

17. Leonardo DA Vinci could write with one hand and draw with
the other at the same time ... hence, multi-tasking was invented.)

18. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

19. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.

20. The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan; there was
never a recorded Wendy before!

21. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange,
purple, and silver!

22. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.

23. A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad
and sting itself to death.

24. The mask used by Michael Myers in the original "Halloween" was
a Captain Kirk's mask painted white.

25. If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have
$1.19. You also have the largest amount of Money in coins without
being able to make change for a dollar (good to know.)

26. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink
in quicksand (and you thought this list was completely useless.)

27. 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.

28. The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market
was the Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.

29. Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece
of celery than the celery has in it to begin with. It's the same with

30. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!

31. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

32. Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book
most often stolen from Public Libraries.

33. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into
space because passing wind in a space suit damages it. (this stopped me from becoming an astronaut! myg the ripper)

George Carlin said it best about Martha Stewart, "Boy, I feel a lot safer now that she's behind bars.
O.J. Simpson and Kobe Bryant are still walking around; Osama Bin Laden too, but they take the ONE woman in America willing to cook,
clean, and work in the yard, and haul her fanny off to jail."

luvsxoxo 43F

1/7/2006 7:10 pm

***Most lipstick contains fish scales***

I sooooooo did NOT want to know that!

***Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips***

They also say that the Mona Lisa is a portrait of himself in drag...I didn't make that one up!

***By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink
in quicksand (and you thought this list was completely useless.)***

They also say a man can NOT intertwine his legs like a woman (crossing her legs then put the top leg behind the crossed leg causing them to intertwine)


softnlush 53F

1/8/2006 9:10 pm

ummmm number 5 is wrong phyliss diller is NOT susan lucci's mom,just fyi that rumor has been running around for decades LOL

3d60 48M

2/1/2006 1:19 pm

perfect a list to die knowing...will endeavour to scrape up my own succulent facts all me juv me XX andy

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