Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Food for Thought

Here are some interesting facts to take with you to the water cooler, or just hang around the house with, if you don't happen to have a water cooler at home.

Most popular name for girls in 2006: Wynonna.

Most popular name for boys: Wilhelm.

"99 Bottles of Beer" was Benjamin Franklin's choice for the National Anthem of the United States.

Terry cloth was invented by former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw.

1 out of 5 Americans make up 20% of the population.

Unleaded gasoline contains trace amounts of gold and platinum.

Doing the 'Hokey Pokey' is illegal in 17 states.

There is no Chinese word for 'smooch'.

Dogs cannot hear women screaming at them.

"Thousand-legger" insects actually have 998 legs.

Half of the money you pay for car insurance goes to Donald Trump.

The moon landings were not filmed in Hollywood, but the World Cup soccer matches are.

Geneologists say that by the year 2075, humans will be born with a cell tower in their head.

Still waters do not necessarily run deep.

The Smokey and the Bandit films were based on unpublished works by William Shakespeare.

The 'Employees Must Wash Hands Before Leaving Restroom' policy is federal law.

David Blaine is a figment of your imagination.

The silhouette on the Major League baseball logo is Kevin Costner.

George W. Bush is a competent leader and his admistration will be looked at by historians as a symbol of democracy, having led the country into prosperity by his great legacy of personal sacrifice and inspired dedication to the preservation of the ideals of the country set forth by our founding fathers over 200 years ago, free of corruption and scandal, and motivated by the best interests of his constituents for whom he tirelessly works while guided by the quest for equality for all Americans regardless of party affiliation, wealth or place of birth.


Pam said...

FACTS?? I think you are playing fast and loose with the word fact here! Especially that last one!

Kate Michele said...

Ummm yeah and the most popular girls name in 06 can not be that, its just wrong!! LOL....

And the last one was a buch of BS but you made it sound VERY convicing.... just like the government!! See I told you you should run!!