Random Fact Tuesday- finally awake after a nice long nap!

  • It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
  • A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
  • The average American will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
  • The world’s oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
  • More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones.
  • 1 pound of lemons contain more sugar than 1 pound of strawberries.
  • 60% of all US potato products originate in Idaho.
  • The “you are here” arrow on maps is called an ideo locator.
  • All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” read 4:20.
  • “60 Minutes” on CBS is the only TV show to not have a theme song or music.
  • 100% of all lottery winners gain weight. (I would love to have the chance to prove this wrong)
  • 23% of employees say they have had sex in the office.
  • The chameleon has a tongue that is one and a half times the length of his body.
  • The average child recognizes over 200 company logos by the time he enters first grade.  (this one kind of pisses me off)
  • All of Queen Anne’s 17 children died before she did.
  • Burt Reynolds was originally cast to be Han Solo in the first Star Wars film. He dropped out before filming.
  • More people study English in China than speak it in the United States of America (300 million).
  • A private elementary school in Alexandria, Virginia, accidentally served margaritas to its schoolchildren, thinking it was limeade.
  • Each year, more people are killed by teddy bears than by grizzly bears.
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