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Thursday, November 27, 2008

HEY!

(looks around evilly)

I SAW THAT!!!

(looks at confused readers)

LOOK AT THE FOLLOWERS LIST!!! (points)

(readers still confused)

IT USED TO BE 17!!!!! Now...it's 16!!!!!!!!

(readers still confused)

WHO STOPPED FOLLOWING?

(readers get it but laugh)

Once you follow someone you can't turn back!!!! (points at all followers, all of which are very scared)

One of you is missing!!! Who are you?!?!

(stops suddenly)

Omy, I just realized how petty sounded there. V.V Forgive me.

Anyways, in other news,

Random facts!!!

A spider gets drunk on coffee.
If you draw a line on a paper with a ballpoint pen an ant will follow it.
The youngest mother on record was a Peruvian girl named Lina Medina. She gave birth to a boy by caesarean section on May 14, 1939 (which happened to be Mother's Day), at the age of five years, seven months and 21 days.
The "middle finger" gesture originates back to 423 BC in Aristophanes play "The Clouds".
Pac-Man, Namco's 1979 arcade game, was originally called "Puck Man". The name was changed when they realized that vandals could easily scratch out part of the letter "P".
In the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, if a man was not married by age 30, he would not be allowed to vote or watch athletic events involving nude young men.
When movie directors do not want their names to be seen in the credits, they use the pseudonym "Allen Smithee" instead. It has been used over 50 times, starting with "Death of a Gunfighter" (1969).
John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe died on July 4th. Adams and Jefferson died in the same year. Supposedly, Adams last words were "Thomas Jefferson survives."
A mongoose is not a goose but more like a meercat, which is not a cat but more like a prairie dog, which is not a dog but more like a ground squirrel.
Hummingbirds can't walk.
The past-tense of the English word "dare" is "durst".
The drummer for ZZ Top (the only one without a beard) is named Frank Beard.
The "countdown" (counting down from 10 for an event such as New-Years Day) was first used in a 1929 German silent film called "Die Frau Im Monde" (The Girl in the Moon).
Negative emotions such as anxiety and depression can weaken your immune system.
Around 2,000 left-handed people die annually due to improper use of equipment designed only for right handed people.
Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. President to be born in a hospital.
There is an average of 61,000 people airborne over the US at any given moment.
Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane in case there is a crash.
The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad. The most common name (of any type) in the world is Mohammed.
The odds of being born male are about 51.2%, according to census.
Johnny Appleseed planted apples so that people could use apple cider to make alcohol.
In 1863, Paul Hubert of Bordeaux, France, was sentenced to life in jail for murder. After 21 years, it was discovered that he was convicted of murdering himself.
pearls melt in vinegar.
If you put grapes in a microwave, it will explode.
In "Silence of the Lambs", Hannibal Lector (Anthony Hopkins) never blinks.
A shrimp's heart is in its head.
People say "bless you" when you sneeze because your heart stops for a millisecond.
Kuwait is about 60% male (highest in the world). Latvia is about 54% female (highest in the world).In America you will see an average of 500 advertisements a day.
John Lennon's first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
You can lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
"The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in English.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation US golf ball. In the UK its 330.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
In a survey of 200000 ostriches over 80 years, not one tried to bury its head in the sand.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge. A quarter has 119.
On an American one-dollar bill there is a tiny owl in the upper-left-hand corner of the upper-right-hand "1" and a spider hidden in the front upper-right-hand corner.
Judy Scheindlin ("Judge Judy") has a $25,000,000 salary, while Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has a $190,100 salary.
The name for Oz in the Wizard of Oz was thought up when the creator Frank Baum looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N and O-Z.
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life".
In most watch advertisements the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
If you plant an apple seed, it is almost guaranteed to grow a tree of a different type of apple.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
If you yelled for 8 years 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee. If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.
A "quidnunc" is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
Cats' urine glows under a black light.
Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.
If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
Elwood Edwards did the voice for the AOL sound files (i.e. "You've got Mail!"). He is heard about 27 million times a day. The recordings were done before Quantum changed its name to AOL and the program was known as "Q-Link."
A polar bears skin is black. Its fur is actually clear, but like snow it appears white.
Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
Donkeys kill more people than plane crashes.
Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump."
A honeybee can fly at fifteen miles per hour.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
A "jiffy" is the scientific name for 1/100th of a second.
The average child recognizes over 200 company logos by the time he enters first grade.
The youngest pope ever was 11 years old.
The first novel ever written on a typewriter is Tom Sawyer.
One out of every 43 prisoners escapes from jail. 94% are recaptured.
Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula". It can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size: L.A.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Starfish have no brains.
There are only four words in the English language that end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
Every time you lick a stamp you consume 1/10 of a calorie.
"101 Dalmatians" and "Peter Pan" are the only Disney animations in which both of a character's parents are present and don't die during the movie.
You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
Hedenophobic means fear of pleasure.
Ancient Egyptian priests would pluck every hair from their bodies.
A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
Half of all crimes are committed by people under the age of 18. 80% of burglaries are committed by people aged 13-21.
An ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
All polar bears are left-handed.
11% of the world is left-handed.
A healthy (non-colorblind) human eye can distinguish between 500 shades of gray.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs melted into it.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters "MT".
$283,200 is the absolute highest amount of money you can win on Jeopardy.
Almonds are members of the peach family.
Rats and horses can't vomit.
For every memorial statue with a person on a horse, if the 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 of battle wounds; if all four of the horse's legs are on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
There is actually no danger in swimming right after you eat, though it may feel uncomfortable.
Title 14, Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations (implemented on July 16, 1969) makes it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact with extraterrestrials or their vehicles.
The February of 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
About 55% of all movies are rated R.
Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth but our nose and ears never stop growing.
In every episode of "Seinfeld" there is a Superman picture or reference somewhere.
If Barbie were life-size her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal human's neck.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist. (O.o)
You share your birthday with at least 9 million other people in the world.
Everyday, more money is printed for Monopoly sets than for the U.S. Treasury.
Every year 4 people in the UK die putting their trousers on.
A word or sentence that is the same front and back (racecar, kayak) is called a "palindrome".
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
People photocopying their buttocks are the cause of 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide.
China has more English speakers than the United States.
The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

And I know many, many more. (But am too lazy to put them up here)

Anyways, CIAO DARLINGS!!!

5 comments:

Cuppy said...

LMAO!!!! those are awesome!! I didn't read all of them, but i scrolled through and read a lot of funny stuff!!! ahahah.

and yes, I am fifteen. :)

dee name ez vLo said...

wow... i couldn't read all of them... but do u look up these random facts on wikipedia?

Dibsy said...

Holy moly Cupcup!!! I thought you were my age!! (11) O.o

Also vLo, some of these I knew, some of them I got from yahoo answers, some of just

The Never Fairy said...

Acutally, Disney's Sleeping Beauty has noth parents who do not die, too.

Another Peter Pan fact for you: The name Wendy was invented by the author J.M. Barrie.

For more Peter Pan adventure that's VERY different from the rest, click my name.

BELIEVE!

Dibsy said...

Oh HI! I knew about the Wendy thing too (but was lazy -_-) Sure!

:D