Tuesday, February 24, 2009


The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.

The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.

Hawaii is moving toward Japan 4 inches every year.

Chimps are the only animals that can recognize themselves in a mirror.

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

The dot that appears over the letter "i" is called a tittle.

All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job (in case their pants split).

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.

A chef's hat is shaped the way it is for a reason: its shape allows air to circulate around the scalp, keeping the head cool in a hot kitchen.

Pain is measured in units of "dols". The instrument used to measure pain is a "dolorimeter".

Pope John Paul II is the world's Scrabble champion in the over-70 category.

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

In 1998, more fast-food employees were murdered on the job than police officers.

More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones.

Married men change their underwear twice as often as single men.

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.

TRUE FACTS- compiled from many sources by Howard Daughters

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