Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.
Pearls melt in vinegar.
It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a
year's supply of footballs.
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's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.
Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the
sale of vodka.
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog."
uses every letter in the alphabet. (Developed by Western Union
to Test telex/two communications)
The only 15-letter word that can be spelled without repeating a
letter is uncopyrightable.
Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange,
silver, and purple.
"I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Average life span of a major league baseball: seven pitches.
A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of
yore when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were
stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie."(Thus
the name of the Don McLean song.)
Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from
history. Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great;
Hearts - Charlemagne; and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people
without killing them used to burn their houses down - hence the
expression "to get fired."
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July
4, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed
on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes
them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
An ostrich's eye is bigger that it's brain.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for
"General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you
You also have the largest amount of money in coins without
being able to make change for a dollar.
No NFL team, which plays its home games in a domed stadium,
has ever won a Super bowl.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional
sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and
the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original "Halloween"
was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating
to the top and sinking to the bottom.
Snails can sleep for 3 years without eating
Actor Tommy Lee Jones and vice-president Al Gore were
freshman roommates at Harvard
The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable
from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at
a crime scene.
Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the
James Doohan, who plays Lt. Commander Montgomery Scott on
Star Trek, is missing the entire middle finger of his right hand.
The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one-mile in every
five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as
airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.