OUTRAGEOUS (but true) UPDATED 6-2-12


These are funny facts that are 100% true!

  • 5% of Canadians don’t know the first 7 words of the Canadian Anthem, but know the first 9 of the US anthem.
  • 7% of Americans don’t know the first 9 words of the US anthem, but know the first 7 of the Canadian Anthem.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.
  • A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat so you can eat your plate.

PROOF:

Taiwan dinnerware made out of wheat!

  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • A jellyfish is 95% water.
  • All porcupines float in water.
  • David Prowse is the guy behind the Darth Vader Suit in The Star Wars Movies.
  • Birds won’t survive in space
  • A giraffe can clean its ear with its 21 inch tongue.

PROOF:

A giraffe can clean its ear with its 21 inch tongue!

  •  A hard working adult sweats up to at least 4 gallons a day!
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger’s famous line from The Terminator “I’ll Be Back” was originally scripted as “I’ll come back.
  • The actual name of the protagonist of the computer game Dig Dug is Taizo Hori.
  • The largest toy distributor in the world is McDonald’s.
  • The characters of Bert & Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in the Frank Capra film “It’s A Wonderful Life”.
  • Approximately 55% of movies released are rated R
  • There are over 300,000 fast food restaurants in the U.S..
  • In Rockport, Massachusetts there is a house made entirely out of newspaper
  • The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. Shaved eye brows were a fad at the time
  • The Fig Newton was named after, Newton, Massachusetts
  • Mr. Potatohead was the first toy advertised on TV
  • During the Vietnam War, soldiers used Slinkies as radio antennas.
  • The hundred billionth crayon made by Crayola was Periwinkle Blue
  • Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for former U.S. president Ronald Reagan.
  • Just Another Time Wasting Website is the awesomest website on the whole entire internet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D

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