TRIVIAL Facts that you might find Interesting

  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321.
  • Average number of people airborne over the U.S. during any given hour:  61,000
  • Cost of raising a medium sized dog to the age of 11: $6,400
  • Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33
  • Men can read smaller print than women, women can hear better than men.
  • Every day more money is printed for monopoly than the US Treasury.
  • Coca Cola was originally green.
  • The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  • The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  • The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
  • First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer
  • The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.
  • 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.
  • Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
  • "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • The term "whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet.  If the pilots
    fired all their ammo at a target, it got the "whole 9 yards."
  • The Interstate Highway system was designed so that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies. The Interstate's official name is The National Defense Highway System.
  • The cruise liner Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six   inches for each gallon of fuel that it burns.
  • The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosey is a rhyme about the bubonic plague. Infected people with the
    plague would get red circular sores (Ring around the Rosey...). These sores would smell very bad so people would hide flowers on their bodies in an attempt to mask the smell ("pocket full of posies..."). People who died from the plague would be burned to reduce the spread of the disease ("ashes, ashes, we all fall down.)
  • Q: What occurs more often in December than any other month?
    A: Conception.
  • Q: What separates "60 Minutes" on CBS from every other TV show?
    A: No theme song.
  • Q: Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
    A: Their birthplace.
  • Q: What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?
    A: All invented by women.
  • Q: What is the only food that doesn't spoil?
    A: Honey.
  • Q: There are more collect calls made on this day than any other.
    A: Father's Day.
  • Q: What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) is most ironic?
    A : He was allergic to carrots.