Strange Facts

Coca-Cola was originally green.
 
Every day more money is printed for
Monopoly than the US Treasury.
 
Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.

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

 
City with the most Rolls Royce’s per capita: Hong Kong
 
State
with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

 
Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
 
Percentage of
North America that is wilderness: 38%
 
Barbie’s measurements if she were
life size: 39-23-33
 
Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of
eleven: $6,400
 
Average number of people airborne over the US any given
hour: 61,000.
 
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their
hair.
 
The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in
1910.
 
The youngest pope was 11 years old.
 
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

      Clubs – Alexander the Great,
      Hearts-Charlemagne, and

      Diamonds – Julius Caesar.
 
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 =
12,345,678,987,654,321
 
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, G.P.
 
The cruise
liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each
gallon of diesel
that it burns.

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