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AS SMART AS YOU ARE....I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW THIS !!



The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV

were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

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Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US

Treasury.

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Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear

better.

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Coca-Cola was originally green.

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It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to

work: Alaska!

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The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get

this...) The percentage of North America that is wilderness:

38%

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The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven:

$6,400

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The average number of people airborne over the US any given

hour: 61,000

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Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

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The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China

in 1910.

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The youngest pope was 11 years old.

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The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.

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Those San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National

Monuments.

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Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king

from history:



Spades - King David,

Hearts - Charlemagne,

Clubs -Alexander, the Great

Diamonds - Julius Caesar

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111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

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If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both

front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the

horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a

result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all

four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

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Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on

July 4th, John

Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on

August 2,but the

last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

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"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English

language.

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Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that

makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.

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Q. What occurs more often in December than any other month?

A. Conception.

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Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?

A. Their birthplace

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Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most

popular boat name requested?

A. Obsession

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Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have

to go until you would find the letter "A"?

A. One thousand

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Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield

wipers, and laser printers all have in common?

A. All invented by women.

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Q. What is the only food that doesn't spoil?

A. Honey

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Q. There are more collect calls on this day than any other

day of the year?

A. Father's Day

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Q. What trivia fact about Mel Blanc (voice of Bugs Bunny) is

the most ironic?

A. He was allergic to carrots.

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Q. What is an activity performed by 40% of all people at a

party?

A. Snoop in your medicine cabinet.

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In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed

frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress

tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the

phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".

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It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that

for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would

supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead

is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based,

this period was called the honey month we know today as the

honeymoon.

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In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in

old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would

yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle

down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's"

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Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle

baked into the rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When

they needed a refill,they used the whistle to get some

service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired by this

practice.

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In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled

Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF

entered into the English language.

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At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their

elbow



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