Silly facts

How can you live without knowing these things? Some may not be true but at least they sound funny.

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

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

Coca-Cola was originally green.

It is impossible to lick your elbow.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

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

The youngest pope was 11 years old.

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

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

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

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.

“I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter “A”?  Answer: One thousand

Q. What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common? Answer: All invented by women.

Q. What is the only food that doesn’t spoil? Answer: Honey

Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other day of the year? Answer: Father’s Day

It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s f would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month we know today as the honeymoon.

In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled “Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden”… and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

… and at least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbows.


Parting shot:

Remember the five simple rules to be happy:

          Free your heart from hatred – Forgive.

          Free your mind from worries – Most never happen.

          Live simply and appreciate what you have.

          Give more.

          Expect less.

Complied from forwarded emails.

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