Did you know...useless facts/information

Discussion in 'Pure Bull' started by Bilby, Aug 27, 2004.

  1. Bilby

    Bilby Freerangertarian

    The collective noun for train carriages is, a rake of.
     
  2. Bilby

    Bilby Freerangertarian

    I wonder what people did in the old days before toilet paper was invented?
     
  3. AutumnAuburn

    AutumnAuburn Senior Member

    They used peat moss, grass, and pages from books.

    There might even still be some people out there somewhere, who still have outhouses and use Sear's Catalogs... There were a few left, when I was a kid.

     
  4. Pa_Hippie124

    Pa_Hippie124 Member

    Thwy used there hand as toliet Paper
     
  5. Bilby

    Bilby Freerangertarian

    10 most flatulent beans

    1. Soybeans
    2. Pink beans
    3. Black beans
    4. Pinto beans
    5. California small white beans
    6. Great northern beans
    7. Lima beans (baby)
    8. Garbanzos
    9. Lima beans (large)
    10. Blackeyes

    Copied from The Australian Skeptics Association web site.
     
  6. Bilby

    Bilby Freerangertarian

    Strange but real Book Titles

    * The bright side of prison life
    * Old age: Its cause and prevention
    * Traditional aspects of Hell
    * Practical candle burning
    * Enjoy your chameleon
    * The practical embalmer
    * Folding table napkins

    http://www.skeptics.com.au/
     
  7. canadian_boy

    canadian_boy Brohn Zmith

    In the province of Quebec it's forbidden to produce yellow margarine. it could confuse the population ...
     
  8. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    Yeah, but Vicki was a toker........she said it was for her 'cramps', uh huh.......
     
  9. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    3/4 of an ounce, 21 grams, like the movie.
     
  10. BlackGuardXIII

    BlackGuardXIII fera festiva

    a golf ball has 412 little divots in it.


    catgut isn't made from cats
    Panama hats aren't from Panama
    The hundred years war was not a hundred years
    The October revolution was in November
    Whenever you lose something, its always in the last place you look.......
     
  11. gdhmomchild

    gdhmomchild Duct tape abuser

    If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them,

    is it a "odd" or a "end"?
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    lol, well, I'll never have to decide that since I will never get down to one.

    also during Queen Victoria's reign, they believed that too much sexual thought was what made men lazy and not good workers. There was many, many patents to keep a man from being aroused and they all look extremely painful! To voluntarily atach something to yer penis that will stick pins (or worse!) in it if you start to get an erection, wtf!
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    and now my useless piece of info
    There is no Betty Rubble in Flintstones vitamins
     
  12. gdhmomchild

    gdhmomchild Duct tape abuser

    So You think you Know everything?........
    A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
    A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue
    A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
    A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
    A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
    A snail can sleep for three years.
    Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
    All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
    Almonds are a member of the peach family.
    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
    Butterflies taste with their feet.
    Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about 10.
    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
    February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
    In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
    If the population of China walked past you, in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
    If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights
    It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
    Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
    On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
    Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
    Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right.
    The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
    The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
    The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
    The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.
    The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
    The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).
    There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
    There are more chickens than people in the world.
    There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous
    There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious."
    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
    TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
    Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself.

    ..............Now you know everything[​IMG]~


    LoL, couldn't resist. Sorry for the flood.
     
  13. Myranya

    Myranya Slytherin Girl

    Since it's the LAST, it'll obviously have to be an end.
     
  14. celeste

    celeste Member

    Bees kill Dragonflies !
     
  15. gdhmomchild

    gdhmomchild Duct tape abuser

    lol Myranya~! the prob is I never get to the end..is that odd?
     
  16. DrSpaceman

    DrSpaceman Member

    How many die as a result of right-wing "cleansing"?
     
  17. DrSpaceman

    DrSpaceman Member

    Computers that use ones-complement binary arithmetic recognize a word of all zeroes as +0 and all ones as -0 but treat them as the same value.
     
  18. DrSpaceman

    DrSpaceman Member

    Moving to Montana soon, gonna be a dental floss tycoon.
     
  19. Bilby

    Bilby Freerangertarian

    Laurie Connell: Dodgiest merchant banker in history. Issued about 300 defo writs against various journalists but all failed because he was a crook who went broke.
     
  20. Bilby

    Bilby Freerangertarian

    Polar bears are left handed.
     

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