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Fascinating Facts! 

Fascinating Facts

1. The first couple to be shown in bed together on TV; Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

2. Coca-Cola was originally green.

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

4. Men can read smaller print than women can -- women can hear better.

5. The state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska

6. The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%

7. The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

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

9. The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour: 61,000

10. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

11. The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

12. The youngest pope was 11 years old.

13. The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

14. Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments.

15. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades - King David, Hearts - Charlemagne, Clubs-Alexander the Great, Diamonds - Julius Caesar

16. "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

17. Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

18. No NFL team which plays its home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Super bowl.

19. 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 Baseball All-Star Game. 20. 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 bad, so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (inconspicuously) so that they would cover the smell of the sores ("...a pocket full of posies..."). 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!").

21. What occurs more often in December than any other month? Conception.

22. What separates "60 Minutes," on CBS from every other TV show? No theme song.

23. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of their birthplace.

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

25. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"? One thousand

26. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers all have in common?. All invented by women.

27. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is the most ironic? He was allergic to carrots.

28. 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. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".

29. In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's".

30. Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired by this practice.

31. In ancient England a person could not have sex unless you had consent of the King (unless you were in the Royal Family). When anyone wanted to have a baby, they got consent of the King, the King gave them a placard that they hung on their door while they were having sex. The placard had F.*.*.*. (Fornication Under Consent of the King) on it.

32. In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden... and thus the word GOLF entered into the language.

þar sem ég er svo á móti kvenfólki og vil helst hafa það hlekkjað í eldhúsinu þá ákvað ég að lauma inn hérna nokkrum karlrembubröndurum svona í lokin.... njótið vel og ath að þessir brandarar endurspegla ekki skoðanir mínar :)

sp: afhverju reka konur ekki við?
sv: af því að þær þegja aldrei nógu lengi til að byggja upp þrýsting!

sp:afhverju drógu hellisbúarnir konurnar á hárinu?
sv: ef þeir drægju þær á löppunum myndu þær fyllast af skít!

sp: hvað er verra en karlrembusvín?
sv: kona sem gerir ekki það sem henni er sagt!

sp: hvað er 75 ára gömul kelling með á milli brjóstanna sem 16 ára hefur ekki?
sv: naflann!

sp: afhverju fara konur ekki með regnhlíf í vinnuna?
sv: þær þurfa hana ekki á leiðinna frá baðherberginu inn í eldhús!

sp: hvað þarf marga karlmenn til að gera við ryksugu?
sv: afhverju ættum við að gera við hana? við notum hana aldrei!

sp: afhverju fara konur á túr?
sv: því þær eiga það skilið!

sp: afhverju eru konur með brjóst?
sv: til að karlmenn nenni að tala við þær!

sp: hvað er það gáfulegasta sem hefur nokkurntíman komið út úr munninum á kvennmanni?
sv: typpið á Albert Einstein

sp: afhverju fór konan yfir götuna?
sv: hverjum er ekki sama? afhverju er hún ekki í eldhúsinu!

sp: afhverju deyja karlar á undan konunum sínum?
sv: afþví að þeir vilja það...

sp: hvað sagði king kong við Oprah Winfrey?
sv: er'ann kominn inn?

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