~ The term rule of thumb comes from the old English law that men couldn’t beat their wives with anything wider than their thumb.
~ A monkey’s skull wrapped in leather and paper was used as a soccer ball in the very first World’s Cup Soccer Championships in Uruguay.
~ Hitler and Napoleon both had only one testicle.
~ Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th.”
~ In 1386, a pig was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.
~ A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
~ A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
~ According to a British law passed in 1845, attempting to commit suicide was a capital offense. Offenders could be hanged for trying.
~ Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.
~ America once issued a 5-cent bill.
~ Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
~ Reindeer like to eat bananas.

By daryl

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