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... Galileo, Ralph Kramden, 10 ft emu

by Florence Shea

Alektorophobia is the fear of chickens.

Anthophobia is the fear of flowers.

Arrhenphobia is the fear of men.

Cats have five toes on each front paw, but only four toes on each back paw.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough
sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

Italian astronomer Galileo invented the thermometer in 1592.

The blue whale’s tongue weighs as much as a full grown elephant.

The flightless and now extinct dodo bird was named walckvogel - disgusting
bird, by the Dutch explorers who first spotted it on the island of Mauritius in
1598.

Zygodactyl feet have two feet facing forward and two pointing backward – which
birds such as parakeets, parrots and woodpeckers have.

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.

If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.

Ralph Kramden made $62.00 a week.

In Virginia chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done by 4
p.m.

In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned.

In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.

A 10 foot tall emu was spotted walking the streets of New York in 1973, it had
accidentally escaped from a circus specializing in large exotic birds. When
questioned the circus owners responded "George was constipated, so we thought a
run around the grounds might make him feel better".
 
 





March 1, 2013

 
    Sources:  coolquiz.com, alltrivia.net, triviplaying.com,
triviacountry.com,         
             qsl.net/w5www/trivia,strangefacts.com, danherson.com


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