And now, from our Department of Irreverant Irrelevance, here is:


Source: Steve Willoughby's E-mail:




*The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.

*There is a town in Newfoundland, Canada called Dildo.

*Kotex was first manufactured as bandages, during WWI.

*Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought

he might be retarded.

*In 1983, a Japanese artist made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out

of toast.

*In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows.

*An average person laughs about 15 times a day.

*The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.

*The condom - made originally of linen - was invented in the early 1500s.

*The first-known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in

2000 B.C.

*America's first nudist organization was founded in 1929, by 3 men.

*A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her


*The Neanderthal's brain was bigger than yours is.

*The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.

*Every person has a unique tongue print.

*Women's hearts beat faster than men's.

*Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.

*Most American car horns honk in the key of F.

*About 70% of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money.

[The rest of us are avoiding reality for four more years.]

*Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.

*Most lipstick contains fish scales.

*Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.

*The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard

Nixon, and Elvis Presley.

*27% of U.S. male college students believe life is "a meaningless

existential hell."

*Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.

*"Kemo Sabe" means "soggy shrub" in Navajo.


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