Funny Facts

~Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

~Eskimos use refrigerators to keep food from freezing.

~Our eyes are always the same size from birth.

~23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts.

~Between 1937 and 1945 Heinz produced a version of Alphabetic Spaghetti especially for the German market that consisted solely of little pasta swastikas.

~An annoyed camel will spit at a person.  An annoyed person will spit back at a camel.

~Animals also are either right-handed or left-handed. Polar bears are left-handed - and so is Kermit the Frog.

~Millions of trees are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.

~For 3000 years, until 1883, hemp was the world's largest agricultural crop, from which the majority of fabric, soap, paper, medicines, and oils were produced.  George Washington and Thomas Jefferson both grew hemp. Ben Franklin owned a mill that made hemp paper. The US Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

~There are more than 600 million telephone lines today, yet almost half the world's population has never made a phone call.

~All the planets in the solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

~Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, suggested that a woman could enlarge her bust line by singing loudly and often.

~A person remains conscious for eight seconds after being decapitated.

~Mel Blanc, who played the voice of Bugs Bunny, was allergic to carrots.

~When Alexander Graham Bell passed away in 1922, every telephone served by the Bell system in the US and Canada was silent for one minute.

~The people killed most often during bank robberies are the robbers.

~Orville Wright numbered the eggs his chickens produced so he could eat them in the order they were laid.

~Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other simultaneously.

~In 1973, Swedish confectionery salesman Roland Ohisson was buried in a coffin made entirely of chocolate.

~In 1994 Chicago artist Dwight Kalb sent David Letterman a statue of Madonna made of 180lbs of ham.

~An onion, apple, and potato all have the same taste.  The differences in flavor are caused by their smell.