C:\Documents and Settings\yashu\Desktop\weird.txtSunday, November 25, 2007 7:16 PM
* In Cleveland, Ohio, it's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.* It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs.* 35% of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.* Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.* The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca- Cola, and Budweiser, in thatorder.* It's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.* Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms of their hands.* 10% of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.* On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.* In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weaponscombined.* Reno, Nevada is west of Los Angeles, California.* Average age of top GM executives in 1994: 49.8 years. Average age of the Rolling Stones:50.6.* Elephants can't jump. Every other mammal can.* The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.* Five Jell-O flavors that flopped: celery, coffee, cola, apple, and chocolate.* Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.* Until 1965, driving was done on the left-hand side on roads in Sweden. The conversion toright-hand was done on a weekday at 5pm. All traffic stopped as people switched sides. Thistime and day were chosen to prevent accidents where drivers would have gotten up in the morningand been too sleepy to realize that *this* was the day of the changeover.* The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the onlyelephant in the Berlin Zoo.* Dr. Seuss pronounced "Seuss" such that it rhymed with "rejoice."* In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart never said "Play it again, Sam."* Sherlock Holmes never said "Elementary, my dear Watson."* More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.* The term, "It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye" is from Ancient Rome. Theonly rule during wrestling matches was, "No eye gouging." Everything else was allowed, but theonly way to be disqualified was to poke someone’s eye out.* A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.* The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.* Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’skissing the conveyor belt.* Money isn’t made out of paper, it’s made out of cotton.* Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.* Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.* The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that youcouldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.* The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary. Whenit was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separatetoilet facilities for blacks and whites.* An ostrich’s eye is bigger that it’s brain.* The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.* A rhinoceros horn is made of compacted hair.* The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896, Zanzibarsurrendered after 38 minutes.* A polar bear's skin is black. Its fur is not white, but actually clear.* Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.* Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.* More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.