Today's facts of life....

Fact: There are over 6,700,000,000 humans on this Earth.(6.7 Billion)

Fact: 79,000,000 people are engaged in intercourse right now.
Fact: 58,000,000 are kissing.
Fact: 37,000,000 are getting/giving oral sex.
Fact: 1 lonely fucker is reading my blog...

- Well, you hang in there sunshine!

Fact: Coca-Cola was originally green.

Fact: Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other nation.

Fact: American Airlines removed 1 Olive from each salad served in 1st. class in 1987. Saving the company $40,000 that year.

Fact: The average lifespan of a Major League baseball, is 7 pitches.

Fact: It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year's supply of footballs.

Fact: The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days of old when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

Fact: Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.
Spades - King David.... Clubs - Alexander the Great,
Hearts - Charlemagne... and Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

Fact: Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them would burn their houses down - hence the expression "to get fired."

Fact: The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

Fact: 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.

Fact: In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

Fact: If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

Fact: There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

Fact: The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

Fact: The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.

Fact: Percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28%
Percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

Fact: The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.

Fact: "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Fact: The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

Fact: The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

Fact: The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

Fact: TheGoatlady is NOT the rainbows girl, (sorry muhc!) she is indeed, TheGoatlady! We've been in touch and I have to say, I'm truly ecstatic to have another new friend.

And those my friends, are today's facts of life!

My sincerest thanks for dropping by....


lightning36 said...

"Fact: 1 lonely fucker is reading my blog..."

he he

Good start for a hump day morning.

DrewFours said...

Damn, I had to stop reading after the fifth fact.

"Goddess, can you get the morning off?!?!?!?"

Astin said...

You keep using the word "fact." I do not think it means what you think it means...

muhctim said...

Fact: very entertaining blog entry, from one lonely fucker to another. Oh yea, thanks for dashing my phantasies, too, lol.

Memphis MOJO said...

I've always heard about the "facts of life," and now I understand them better.