~ The dot over the letter ‘i’ is called a tittle.
~ Duddley DoRight’s Horses name was “Horse.”
~ Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain was born on a day in 1835 when Haley’s Comet came into view. When He died in 1910, Haley’s Comet came into view again.
~ Ethernet is a registered trademark of Xerox, Unix is a registered trademark of AT&T.
~The first hard drive available for the Apple had a capacity of 5 megabytes.
~ In many cases, the amount of storage space on a record-able CD is measured in minutes. 74 minutes is about 650 megabytes, 63 minutes is 550 megabytes.
~ Charlie Brown’s father was a barber.
~Nutmeg is extremely poisonous intravenously.
~ The grizzly bear can run as fast as the average horse.
~ If you ate a sandwich for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it would take 168 days to eat the amount of bread produced from one bushel of wheat.
~ There are 150 yards of wool yarn in a baseball.
~ In Greece, people celebrate the “name day” of the saint that bears their name rather than their own birthday.
~ The collective noun for a group of hippos is a ‘bloat.’
~ In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
~ Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
~ Fingernails grow nearly four times faster than toenails.
~ Every vehicle produced by General Motors in the United States includes about $1,500 in healthcare costs.
~ The lbrary at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because before it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.