Random Fact Tuesday….. yep, I almost forgot again.

  • President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.
  • Cats sleep 16 to 18 hours per day.
  • The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
  • Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
  • The first person selected as the Time Magazine Man of the Year – Charles Lindbergh in 1927.
  • Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class.
  • The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
  • Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor the Nintendo of America’s landlord, Mario Segali.
  • World Tourist day is observed on September 27.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet (9 m).
  • When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
  • Charlie Brown’s father was a barber.
  • A lion’s roar can be heard from five miles away.
  • In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
  • Liberace Museum has a mirror-plated Rolls Royce; jewel-encrusted capes, and the largest rhinestone in the world, weighing 59 pounds and almost a foot in diameter.
  • The Baby Ruth candy bar was actually named after Grover Cleveland’s baby daughter, Ruth.
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