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... A payphone, Marilyn Monroe, bulls

by Florence Shea

91% of Americans lie daily.

Only female ducks quack. The males coo, hoto, honk, and grunt, but they don’t quack.

The average American consumes 87 hot dogs a year.

A turkey can drown if it looks up while it’s raining.

The average adult has 5 million hair follicles.

John Paul Getty, one of the world’s richest men had a payphone in his house.

By law in Delaware a newlywed husband must take his wife shopping if she asks.

It is against the law in Minnesota to mix male and female washing together.

There are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos.

More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

Someone paid $14,000 for the bra worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film ‘Some Like It Hot’.

In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card.

During the Middle Ages, the belief that birds chose their mates on St. Valentine’s Day led to the idea that boys and girls would do the same.

A person uses fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.

Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador’s waving cape no matter what color it is – be it red or neon yellow.


 February 7, 2014

 Sources: danhersam.com; triviaplaying.com; alltrivia.net; corsinet.com; strangefacts.com

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