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“THAT’S ODD”


It is impossible for it to hail when ground temperature is below freezing.

-Alexander Graham Bell would not have a phone in his study because the ringing drove him nuts.

-The diamond is the only gem composed of a single element.

-Winston Churchill smoked an estimated 300,000 cigars during his lifetime.

-Rod Stewart was once a grave digger.

-The game Simon Says was originally called Do This, Do That.

-Plants run fevers when they are sick.

-The bark of the giant sequoia can be up to 2 feet thick.

-There was never a portrait painted of Christopher Columbus.

-Vince Lombardi coined the term “game plan.”

-The founder of Kodak, George Eastman, hated having his picture taken.

-Sweet N’ Low was the one millionth trademark issued by the U.S. Patent office.

-More snow falls in February than in any other month on the United States.

-The Liberty Bell was made in England.

-Lemon Pledge has more lemons than Country Time Lemonade.

-More people die playing golf than any other sport, the leading cause of death is heart attacks and strokes.

-Each mile of a four lane freeway takes up more than 17 acres of land.
-Johnny Carson, Michael Douglas, and Clint Eastwood were all once gas station attendants.

-The kilt originated in France.
-El Paso, Texas is the largest city without a major sports team.

-In a 1936 ping pong tournament, the players volleyed for more than two hours on the opening serve.

-Alaska by itself has as much coastline as the rest of the U.S.

-If you work nights, you are almost twice as likely to have an accident than if you work days.

-A cubic foot of gold weighs more than half a ton.

-Monaco and Vatican City are both smaller than New York’s Central Park.

-The geodesic dome is the only structure that becomes stronger as it increases in size.

-A plane uses less fuel the higher it flies.

-It was noted in King George III of England’s diary on July 4, 1776 that “Nothing of importance happened today.”

-Disney world is twice the size of Manhattan.

-A typical supermarket displays more than 25,000 items.

-A third of the Earth’s land surface can be classified as desert.

-The seed cones of the cicada tree can weigh up to 90 pounds.

-Deion Sanders is the only man to play in the World Series and the Super Bowl.

-Floods cause more death and destruction in the U.S. than any other natural disaster.

-Las Vegas, Nevada is the brightest city when seen from space.Lightning bolts are only about two inches wide.

-The most popular reason for not voting in elections, according to the U.S. Census, was “Too busy.”


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3 responses

  1. Those are all very good. Great thoughts to ponder over.

    February 23, 2011 at 1:56 PM

  2. jennyozzy

    loved reading those where does all this info generate from lovely space i like it xxjen

    February 16, 2011 at 12:53 PM

  3. ⓈethPopowich

    → Cool info!! See, one can learn something new everyday. 🙂 Bwahahaha!

    February 15, 2011 at 8:12 PM

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