This is some serious stuff you always wanted to know...
Did you know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider?
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 =12,345,678,987,654,321
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of a $5 bill.
Grape jelly does not melt in hot tea.
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
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. That's where the phrase 'goodnight, sleep tight' came from.
In the english language, the number four is the only number to have the same number of letters as the number itself.
More money is spent world wide on Chicago Bulls merchandise then the entire economy of New Zealand.
More people are killed by donkeys than plane crashes.
No President of the United States was an only child.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
On the new five dollar bills, they cut down on the number of states on the back. Mississippi did not make the cut.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
Shakespeare invented the words 'assassination' and 'bump'.
Stewardesses is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
Termites eat wood twice as fast if you play loud music.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
The characters Bert and Ernie were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's 'Its A Wonderful Life'.
The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year. When it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tub and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
The original color of coca-cola was green.
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