The Fact File Is Open Again!

“Fight Against Stupidity And Bureaucracy”

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Here we go with another random selection of facts from the files.

There’s bound to be something new in this lot, so read on and, of course….

Enjoy!

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McDonald’s daily customer traffic is larger

than the population of Great Britain

Mcdonalds_logo

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The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its head

enables it to see all four feet at all times!

Donkey_from_Shrek

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President Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909)

was not only the first President to ride in an automobile,

but also the first President to travel outside the country

when he visited Panama.

President_Theodore_Roosevelt

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Camel’s have three eyelids.

Camel jordanian desert

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A man wore 70 items of clothing in a Chinese airport

to avoid the bagging charge.

friends_302_joey_chandlers_clothes

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Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court

known as the Highest Court in the Land.

Clarence Thomas tore his Achilles in a 1993 game.

Supreme-Court-Basketball-logo_full

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Your brain consumes 25 watts of power while you’re awake.

This amount of energy is enough to illuminate a lightbulb.

brain

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Hedenophobes have a fear of pleasure.

They won’t be reading this blog then!

Hedenophobes

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Prostitution is not and has never been illegal in Canada.

Legalizing_Prostitution

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Ramses brand condom is named after

the great pharaoh Ramses II

who fathered over 160 children.

pharaoh Ramses II

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The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

giant squid eye

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The first license plate on a car in the United States

was issued in Denver, Colorado in 1908.

denver_colorado_red_license

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The “Dull Men’s Hall of Fame” is located in Carroll, Wisconsin

– and, no, I am not on their roll of honor!

blah_cologne_for_dull_men_461435

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Studies have shown that swearing when in pain

can release pain-killing endorphins.

swearing when in pain

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Common Cobra venom is not on the list of top 10 venoms

yet it is still 40 times more toxic than cyanide.

cobra

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“Lassie” was played by a group of male dogs;

the main one was named Pal.

Lassie

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The record for the most weddings is held by King Mogul of Siam,

who had 9000 weddings and 9000 wives

– and 9000 mother-in-laws *@#!.

King_Mongkut_of_Siam

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In 1984, a Canadian farmer began

renting advertising space on his cows.

cows advertising

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In ancient Greece “idiot” meant a private citizen or layman;

in modern America it means a politician!

Cartoon-Idiot-Problem-990

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You use 14 muscles to smile and 43 to frown.

Keep Smiling!

 

smiling v frowning

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