Useless Facts You Never Knew Till Now
Money isn’t made out of paper, it’s made out of cotton.
The dot over the letter i is called a “tittle”
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up
and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.
The ‘spot’ on 7UP comes from its inventor, who had red eyes. He was albino.
On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents, daily.
Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.
Chocolate affects a dog’s heart and nervous system; a few ounces will kill a small sized dog.
Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark’s
stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
Ketchup (tomato sauce) was sold in the 1830’s as medicine.
Upper and lower case letters are named ‘upper’ and ‘lower’ because in the days 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.
Leonardo da Vinci
could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time (an early multi-tasker).
Leonardo Da Vinci
invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa’s lips.
Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
There are no clocks in most Las Vegas gambling casinos.
The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan; there was never a recorded Wendy before .
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and silver.
A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original “Halloween” was a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can’t sink in quicksand.
The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law
which stated that a man couldn’t beat his wife with anything wider than his thumb.
The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles.
At that time the most popular player on the market was the
Victrola, so they called themselves Motorola.
Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece
of celery than the celery contains. It’s the same with apples.
Did you know when driving and you get sleepy, an apple helps?
Chewing gum, while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book
most often stolen from Public Libraries.
Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before going into space because
passing wind in a space suit damages it.