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Trivia

> >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. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name > >requested? > >

A. Obsession (Although There's Just One 'CRIMSON TIDE' That I Know Of) > > > >

Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to count >until > >you found the letter "A"? > >

A. One thousand > > > >

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 on this day than any other day of the >year? > >

A. Father's Day > > > >

Q. What trivial fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most > >ironic? > >

A. He was allergic to carrots. > > > >

Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a party? > >

A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet. > > > > > >

The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television >were? > >

Fred and Wilma Flintstone. > > > >

Coca-Cola was originally green. > > > >

Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury. > > > >

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear & smell better. > > > >

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

The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% > >T

he percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38% > > > >

The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400 > > > >

The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: >61,000. > > > >Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair. > > > >

That 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; > >Diamonds - Julius Caesar > > > >

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 as a result 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 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 "the 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, before being loaded into the > >fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "The >whole 9 > >yards." > > > >Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them >looks > >like it's kissing the conveyor belt. > > > >The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which >stated > >that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb. > > > >The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the >"General > >Purpose" vehicle, GP. > > > >The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each >gallon > >of diesel that it burns. > > > >The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports >games > >(MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major >League > >all-stars Game. > > > >The nursery rhyme "Ring Around the Rosy" is a rhyme about the plague. > >Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores ("Ring >around > >the rosy"), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put > >flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously), so that it would >cover > >the smell of the sores ("a pocket full of posies"). Furthermore, people >who > >died from the plague would be burned so as to reduce the possible spread >of > >the disease ("ashes, ashes, we all fall down"). > > > >Now that you know, share it with someone!