A big Hat Tip to Odie for this post.

Men can read smaller print  than women can; women can hear better.

Coca-Cola was originally green. 
 
It  is impossible to lick your  elbow. 

The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work:

Alaska  

The  percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get this…) 

The  percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%  

The  cost of raising a medium-size  dog to the age of eleven: $16,400 

The  average number of people  airborne over the U.S. in any given
hour: 61,000  

Intelligent  people have more zinc and  copper in their hair..
 
The 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
Hearts  – Charlemagne
Clubs  -Alexander, the Great
Diamonds  – Julius Caesar

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

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 because of
wounds received in battle.
If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of
natural  causes

 Only two people signed the  Declaration of Independence on July
4, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August
2, but the  last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later.

Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?
A.  Their birthplace

Q.  Most boat owners name their boats.   What is the most popular boat
name requested?   A. Obsession  

Q..  If you were to spell out numbers, how far  would you have to go
until you would find the letter ‘A’?
A.  One thousand

Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and
laser printers have in  common?
A.  All were invented by women.  

Q.  What is the only food that  doesn’t spoil?
A. Honey  

Q.  Which day are there more collect calls than any other day of the
year?

A. Father’s Day

 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’

It was the accepted practice in  Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a
month after the wedding, the bride’s  father would supply his new
son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and
because their calendar  was lunar based, this period was called the
honey month, which we know today  as the honeymoon.

In  English pubs, ale is ordered by  pints and quarts… So in
old England , when customers got unruly, the bartender 
would yell at them ‘Mind your pints and  quarts,  and settle 

down.’ . . .  It’s where we get the
phrase ‘mind your P’s and Q’s 

Many  years ago in England , pub frequenters had a whistle  baked into
the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill ,
they used the  whistle to get some service. ‘Wet your whistle’ is the
phrase inspired by  this practice.

 At least 75% of people who read  this will try to lick their elbow!
 

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