And now, from our Department of Irreverant Irrelevance, here is:
Subject: Humor: AMUSING IRRELEVANT FACTS
Source: Steve Willoughby's E-mail:
AMUSING IRRELEVANT FACTS
*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
*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
*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
*Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.
*"Kemo Sabe" means "soggy shrub" in Navajo.
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