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Check this stuff out found it on the internet. Hope you guys like it!!

- Butterflies taste with their feet.
- A duck's quack doesn't echo...no one knows why.
- In 10 minutes a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's
nuclear weapons combined.
- On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
- On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
- 90% of New York City cabbies are newly arrived immigrants.
- Elephants are the only animals who can't jump.
- Only one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older.
- Its possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
- Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
- The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year
because when it was built, engineers forgot to take into account the
additional weight of the books.
- A snail can sleep for three years.
- No word in the English language rhymes with the word 'month'.
- The average life span of a major league baseball is only 7 pitches.
- The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
- All polar bears are left handed.
- In ancient Egypt, priests plucked every hair from their
bodies...including
eyebrow and eyelash.
- 'TYPEWRITER' is the longest word that can be typed using only one row
of
letters on the keyboard.
- A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
- 'Go.' is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
- The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
- American on average eat 18 acres of pizza everyday.
- Panama hats come from Ecuador not Panama.
- Human birth control pills work on gorillas.
- In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
- 'S.O.S.' doesn't stand for "Save Our Ship" or "Save Our Souls", etc.
-- It
was chosen by an 1908 international conference on Morse Code because
the
letters S and O were easy to remember and just about anyone could key
it and
read it, S = dot dot dot, O = dash dash dash.
- Crickets hear through their knees.
- A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
- The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
- Heroin is the brand name of morphine once marketed by Bayer.
- U.S. Interstates which go north-south are numbered sequentially
starting
from the west with odd numbers, and Interstates which go east-west are
numbered sequentially starting from the south with even numbers.
- According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.
- To "testify" was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a
statement
made by swearing on their testicles.
- Both Hitler and Napoleon were missing one testicle.
- A whale's penis is called a dork.
- A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in the world in
relation to its size.
- Iguanas, koalas and Komodo dragons all have two penises.
- There are more beetles than any other kind of creature in the world.
- The Phillips-head screwdriver was invented in Oregon.
- Tomb robbers believed that knocking Egyptian sarcophagi's noses off
would
forestall curses.
- The allele for six fingers and toes is dominant in humans.
- Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear.
- Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's
stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
- If you feed a seagull Alka-Seltzer, its stomach will explode.
- Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them
looks
like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
- A rhinoceros' horn is made of compacted hair.
- Revolvers can’t be silenced, due to all the noisy gasses which escape
the
cylinder gap at the rear of the barrel.
- Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child
reaches 2-6 years of age.
- The slogan on New Hampshire license plates is 'Live Free or Die'.
These
license plates are manufactured by prisoners in the state prison in
Concord.
- "Hara kiri" is an impolite way of saying the Japanese word "seppuku"
which
means, literally, "belly-splitting."
- "Race car" is a palindrome.
- Lincoln Logs were invented by Frank Lloyd Wright's son.
- The longest U.S. highway is route 6 starting in Cape Cod,
Massachusetts
going through 14 states, and ending in Bishop, California.
- The little bags of netting for gas lanterns (called 'mantles') are
radioactive--so much so that they will set of an alarm at a nuclear
reactor.
- "Speak of the Devil" is short for "Speak of the Devil and he shall
come".
It was believed that if you spoke about the Devil it would attract his
attention and he would appear.
- An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
- Gerald Ford pardoned Robert E. Lee posthumously of all crimes of
treason.
- After human death, post-mortem rigidity starts in the head and
travels to
the feet, and leaves the same way it came -- head to toe.
- The dome on Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home, conceals a billiards
room. In Jefferson's day, billiards were illegal in Virginia.
- Every photograph of an American atomic bomb detonation was taken by
Harold
Edgerton.
- Bob Dylan's real name is Robert Zimmerman.
- Compact discs read from the inside to the outside edge, the reverse
of how
a record works.
- The 'Screwdriver' was invented by oilmen, who used the tool to stir
the
drink.
- The term "Mayday" is used for signaling for help. It comes from the
French
term "M'aidez" which is pronounced "Mayday" and means, "Help Me."
- The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston,
Massachusetts) is the only place in the world where a boat can sail
under a
train driving under a car driving under an airplane.
- Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears
never
stop growing.
- Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.
- One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton
growers in
the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers -- they saw it as competition. It
is
not chemically addictive as is nicotine, alcohol, or caffeine.
- Pearls melt in vinegar.
- Ninety eight per cent of the weight of water is made up from oxygen.
- A fully loaded supertanker traveling at normal speed takes a least
twenty
minutes to stop.
- No matter its size or thickness, no piece of paper can be folded in
half
more than 7 times.
- Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space
because
passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.
- Boys who have unusual first names are more likely to have mental
problems
than boys with conventional names. Girls don't seem to have this
problem.
- Russians generally answer the phone by saying, 'I'm listening.'
- Until 1967, LSD was legal in California.
- In the 40's, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans
would
pronounce it 'Bitch.'
- Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.
- The NY phone book had 22 Hitler's before WWII. The NY phone book had
0
Hitler's after WWII.
- There is a town in Texas called 'Ding Dong.'
- Men leave their hotel rooms cleaner than women do.
- Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are
already married.
- If the population of the Earth continued to increase at its present
rate
indefinitely, by 3530 A.D. the total mass of human flesh and blood
would
equal the mass of the Earth. By 6826 A.D. it would equal the mass of
the
known universe.
- If you stand over an unfamiliar dog and look down, it may attack
because
you are telling it that you are the dominant and it may feel
threatened.
- A pig's orgasm can last for 30 mins.
- Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered
blood
donors.
- The real shape of a football is an oblong spheroid.
- "The Jazz Singer" was the first movie with sound.
- The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1.
- In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes
when
you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer
to
sleep on. Hence the phrase, "Goodnight, sleep tight."
- Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
- American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from
each
salad served in first-class.
- If you give a Gorilla an awkward look, it will most likely hurl it's
poo
at you...
- The inside of Oreos (the white part) is 90% pure lard.
- You are born with the fear of falling...it's the only innate fear you
have.
- If you yelled for 6 years straight you would have enough energy to
warm a
cup of coffee, but if you fart for 8 years straight you would have
produced
enough energy to produce an atomic bomb.
- If you would like the sun directly above your head while driving all
the
time you would have to travel 1756 mph
- Your eye lash can only live for about 150 days.
- Some shrews have enough venom to kill 200 mice.
- The legend of the unicorn was thought to have come from people seeing
rhinos.
- One of the reasons why dogs lick your face is because that is how
they ask
for food in the wild as pups.
- If you put Clorox bleach in a balloon or condom (or other similar
latex
item) and stuff it into the gas tank of a car, the gas will eat through
the
latex releasing the bleach into the gas that causes a rather explosive
chemical reaction.
 

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Very very interesting read....Thanks Andy.
 

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there is also no word in enlish that rhymes with orange
 
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