More Facts

~ Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to SLOW a film down so you could see his moves. That’s the opposite of the norm.

~ Chrysler built B-29’s that bombed Japan. Mitsubishi built the Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant call Diamond Star.

~ In the film ‘Star Trek : First Contact’, when Picard shows Lilly she is orbiting Earth, Australia and Papa New Guinea are clearly visible .. but New Zealand is missing.

~ George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.

~ 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.

~ Human birth control pills work on gorillas.

~ The lead singer of The Knack, famous for “My Sharona,” and Jack Kevorkian’s lead defense attorney are brothers, Doug & Jeffrey Feiger.

~ The band “Duran Duran” got their name from an astronaut in the 1968 Jane Fonda movie “Barbarella.”

~ The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

~ Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

~ In the 40’s, the Bich pen was changed to Bic for fear that Americans would pronounce it ‘Bitch.’

~ Termites eat wood twice as fast when listening to heavy metal music.

~ The NY phone book had 22 Hitlers before WWII. The NY phone book had 0 Hitlers after WWII.

~ Despite the hump, a camel’s spine is straight.

~ A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

~ Casey Kasem is the voice of Shaggy on “Scooby-Doo.”

~ The mask used by Michael Myers in the original “Halloween” was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.

~ A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.

~ Only female mosquitoes bite.

~ By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can’t sink in quicksand.

~ The name of the Vulcan’s heaven is Sha Ka Ree, this is a play on the name Sean Connery who was considered for the part of Sarek, Spock’s father.

~ The fingerprints of koala bears are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.

Well, at least I know where my car came from now and just what might be wrong with it 😛 … but I’m really wondering just exactly who got paid to stand around listening to heavy metal and watch termites eat…:roll: and I guess the Presidents haven’t changed too much over the years 😉 but it you Aussie’s really have worms 10 feet long… I don’t think I’ll be visiting :hs:


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