Did you know?
 
 
Many years ago, in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled as "Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden"...and thus the word GOLF entered  into the English language.
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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 first novel ever written on a typewriter:
Tom Sawyer.
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The
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 CharlesThomson
.

Most signed on August 2, but the last signature took 5 more years.
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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 name is the most popular?
A.
Obsession
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Q. If you were to spell out numbers, howfar 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. Which day are there more collect calls than any other day of the year?

A. Father's Day
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In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
When pulling on the ropes, the mattress tightened,
making the bed firmer.
Hence the phrase.........
"goodnight, sleep tight."
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AND FINALLY:75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow