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Friday, March 20, 2009

If your bored...

And feel like wasting your time reading pointless facts you have defintly come to the right place. Once again I found some pretty useless sites and decied to share my findings with you! Well, read on!!!

Floccinaucinihilipilification, the declaration of an item being useless, is the longest non-medical term in the English language.

The world’s longest-named lake has 45 letters (Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg).

A moment is defined as zero seconds long

The house where Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence was replaced with a hamburger stand.

Dr. Seuss pronounced his name so that it rhymed with “rejoice

Smokey The Bear’s original name was Hotfoot Teddy

Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!

Nylon is made from coal and petroleum

Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches.

Some asteroids have other asteroids orbiting them.

Some toothpastes and deodorants contain the same chemicals found in antifreeze.

Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world.

There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over 2,400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and is still growing!

To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.

Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

4 percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Coca-Cola was originally green.

4 comments:

Raoulysgirl said...

I had some green Coke once. I don't think it was supposed to be that way, though.

Willoughby said...

Interesting stuff. The one about the mushroom sounds gross!

PurpleHoodieChick said...

The Coke was green? lol. Thats weird.

The mushroom does sound gross! But i think it would be pretty intresting to see.lol

Lissaloo said...

I love the butterfly fact, how fun :)