Containing facts, figures and a whole bunch of nothing...
You learn something new everyday... But is it the truth?
Published on October 3, 2003 By Dark-Star In Misc
Just when I thought I knew everything.......

Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray

blocks the

mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6


away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from

the flush.

(I keep my toothbrush in the living room now.)

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as substitute for



No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching


Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of

age or older.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's

first flight.

The wingspan of the B-36, a retired USAF bomber, was twice as


American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive

from each

salad served in first-class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in

the morning.

(not in my world)

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

So did the first 'Marlboro Man'.

Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of


Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

Marilyn Monroe had six toes. (Altogether or on each foot?)

All US Presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like

being seen

wearing them in public.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for

dating are

already married.

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca


and Budweiser, in that order.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs... but not downstairs.

A duck's quack doesn't echo and no one knows why.

The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days

when the

engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the

ground floor

and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

Richard Millhouse Nixon was the first US president whose name


all the letters from the word "criminal."

The second? William Jefferson Clinton.

And, the best for last.

Turtles can breathe through their butts.

Now, you know everything there is to know.

on Oct 04, 2003
Hey! Don't fool the Master of Useless Facts... The Creator of LickServ... Marilyn Monroe didn't have 6 toes. Sorry.
on Oct 04, 2003
Let's hope some of your Useless Facts do not enter LickServ's Facts database.

Here are some explanations of true facts you listed, but some in your list are false.
on Oct 04, 2003
hehe.. I know.. I like to post these becouse it just goes to show how false emails can be. It's as if whome ever writes them likes to drop a false fact in once in a while.
on Oct 05, 2003