Mostly Useless Facts …

 

Here are a few things I learned growing up, a few things I read on the internet and, maybe, a few I just made up … you decide.

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  • The name Wendy was made up for the book “Peter Pan.”

    Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

  • Studies show that if a cat falls off the seventh floor of a building it has about thirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that falls off the twentieth floor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for the cat to realize what is occurring, relax and correct itself.
  • The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; ‘7’ was selected after the original 7-ounce containers and ‘UP’ for the direction of the bubbles.
  • 101 Dalmatians, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, and Mulan are the only Disney cartoons where both parents are present and don’t die throughout the movie.  .
  • To escape the grip of a crocodile’s jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs – it will let you go instantly.
  • Reindeer like to eat bananas.
  • The word “samba” means “to rub navels together.”
  • Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II Killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
  • More people are killed annually by donkeys than airplane crashes.
  • A whale’s penis is called a dork. (funny, so are some of my friends)
  • Because of the rotation of the earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west.
  • The Monty Python character Mr Gumby was based on John Cleese’s uncle

 

 

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One thought on “Mostly Useless Facts …

  1. “Studies show that if a cat falls…..”

    LOL Who conducts these “studies”? If they were dogs I would want these people arrested.

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