Fun Stuff

Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same

sex.

 

Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that can get leprosy.

 

If you toss a penny 10000 times, it will not be heads 5000 times, but

more like 4950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the

bottom.

 

A whale's penis is called a dork.

 

The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford

English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.

The only other word with the same amount of letters is

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.

Hydroxydesoxycorticosterone and hydroxydeoxycorticosterones are the

largest anagrams.

 

Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los

Angeles de Porciuncula."

 

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older

 

An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

 

Ben and Jerry's send the waste from making ice cream to local pig

farmers to use as feed. Pigs love the stuff, except for one flavor: Mint

Oreo.

 

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

 

Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's

Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.

 

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

 

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

 

The Ramses brand condom is named after the great pharaoh Ramses II who

fathered over 160 children.

 

If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die, they need gravity to

swallow.

 

Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered

blood donors.

 

A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

 

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the

cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life"

 

It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The frog

throws up it's stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it's

mouth. Then the frog uses it's forearms to dig out all of the stomach's

contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.

 

Armored knights raised their visors to identify themselves when they

rode past their king. This custom has become the modern military salute.

 

Charles Lindbergh took only four sandwiches with him on his famous

transatlantic flight.

 

Goethe couldn't stand the sound of barking dogs and could only write if

he had an apple rotting in the drawer of his desk.

 

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.

 

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which

stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your

thumb.

 

101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy) are the only two Disney cartoon

features with both parents that are present and don't die throughout the

movie. (Error here, Sleeping Beauty also has both parents surviving in

the film.)

 

To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its

eyeballs -- it will let you go instantly.

 

Reindeer like to eat bananas.

 

A group of unicorns is called a blessing. Twelve or more cows are known

as a "flink." A group of frogs is called an army. A group of rhinos is

called a crash. A group of kangaroos is called a mob. A group of whales

is called a pod. A group of geese is called a gaggle. A group of ravens

is called a murder. A group of officers is called a mess. A group of

larks is called an exaltation. A group of owls is called a parliament.

 

Physicist Murray Gell-Mann named the sub-atomic particles known as

quarks for a random line in James Joyce, "Three quarks for Muster Mark!"

 

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

 

The phrase "sleep tight" derives from the fact that early mattresses

were filled with straw and held up with rope stretched across the

bedframe. A tight sleep was a comfortable sleep.

 

Gilligan of Gilligan's Island had a first name that was only used once,

on the never-aired pilot show. His first name was Willy. The skipper's

real name on Gilligan's Island is Jonas Grumby. It was mentioned once in

the first episode on their radio's newscast about the wreck.

 

In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

 

Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they

could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.

 

Ivory bar soap floating was a mistake. They had been overmixing the soap

formula causing excess air bubbles that made it float. Customers wrote

and told how much they loved that it floated, and it has floated ever

since.

 

Studies show that if a cat falls off the seventh floor of a building it

has about thirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that falls

off the twentieth floor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for the

cat to realize what is occurring, relax and correct itself.

 

The saying "it's so cold out there it could freeze the balls off a brass

monkey" came from when they had old cannons like ones used in the Civil

War. The cannonballs were stacked in a pyramid formation, called a

brass monkey. When it got extremely cold outside they would crack and

break off... Thus the saying.

 

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks

otherwise it will digest itself.

 

The Sanskrit word for "war" means "desire for more cows."