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Mmm... deliciously useless

Mon Jun 6, 2011, 4:17 PM
:bulletblue: An average American will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights during their life.
:bulletpurple: "One thousand" is the first number containing the letter A.
:bulletpink: February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
:bulletred: The word GOLF comes from the game invented in Scotland entitled "Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden"
:bulletorange: 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel. It is also one of the  two longest one-syllable words alongside "screeched"
:bulletyellow: To "testify" comes from men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.
:bulletgreen: Swans and Ducks are the only birds with penises.
:bulletblue: Horses cannot vomit.
:bulletpurple: If you toss a penny you don't have 50/50 percent to be heads. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom more often.
:bulletpink: Apples, more than caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
:bulletred: If the population of China walked past you, in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
:bulletorange: The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
:bulletyellow: Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula" and can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, "L.A."
:bulletgreen: The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawhakatan- gihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokai- whenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.
:bulletblue: Btw, hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.
:bulletpurple: The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
:bulletpink: Crocodiles and alligators are surprisingly fast on land. Although they are rapid, they are not agile; so if you ever find yourself chased by one, run in a zigzag line.
:bulletred: Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

Dunno you but I'm keeping my toothbrush in the living room from now on :iconstaresplz:

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EarthPhantomTS Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011   Writer
I'm sorry, but your fourth "Fun Fact", the one about the etymology of the world "Golf", is incorrect: [link]

Acronyms weren't "invented" until a little more than a hundred years ago, I'm afraid. So any word older than that isn't going to be an acronym :/.
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aLzRitH Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
where the heck do you get such trivia ?? :wow: I learn so much from it ! :D
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Anoya Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2011   Photographer
I don't care what anybody says, my VW Golf is MINE! D:
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Alpha621 Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011  Student General Artist
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

I… am disturbed now. D:
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dimwem Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2011
Is Taco Man related to Powdered Toast Man?
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KittenFanUnlimited Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I feel so smart! I knew most of those facts already! :iconthumbplz:
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Phlum Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Student Digital Artist
What about "one hundred and one"? Or does the and not count? :giggle:
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plumbunnies Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Student General Artist
[link]

There is also one that is ridiculously long that is man made but for me that doesn't count.
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MyntKat Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
The golf one is just an urban legend, so I wonder how many other ones are false. :P Can't be bothered to check, but I DUN BELIEVE A WORD YOU SAY ANYMORE! :shakefist:
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Thiefoworld Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
shut up woman get on my horse! 8U
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