YES OR B.S.

  • The average person will drink about 16,000 gallons of water in a lifetime. (Yes)
  • The first names of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in the Robert Louis Stevenson classic were William and Everett, respectively. (B.S. They were Henry and Edward)
  • Someone conducted a study that showed flight attendants have the highest divorce rate among working women. (B.S., they have the lowest divorce rate!)
  • The Greek national anthem has 158 verses. (Yes)
  • Fast food is the number one product advertised on TV. (B.S., it's automobiles. Food is second)
  • The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet! (Yes)
  • The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable!" (Yes)
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken's Colonel Sanders was born in Alabama. (B.S. He was born in Indiana!)
  • 75 acres of pizza are eaten in the U.S. every single day. (Yes)
  • It costs the Coca-Cola Company twice as much money to make the cola as it does to make the can it comes in. (B.S., the can actually costs more than the cola)
  • Cattle can be identified by their noseprints. (Yes)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's son invented Lincoln Logs. (Yes)
  • The state with the longest coastline in the contiguous U.S. is California. (B.S., it's Michigan!)
  • Henry VIII had Sir Nicholas Carew beheaded because he beat him in a bowling match. (Yes)
  • Potatoes can be stored for longer periods of time than any other vegetable. (B.S., onions can be stored the longest)
  • Eleanor Roosevelt's maiden name was Roosevelt. (Yes)
  • Lazy Susans are named after Thomas Edison's daughter. He invented it to impress a gathering of industrialists and inventors. (Yes)
  • Over half of us don't mind letting someone into the bathroom while we're sitting on the toilet. (Yes! 55% say, "Sure, come on in!)
  • On the "Roseanne" sitcom, Dan Junior. (B.S. - they stood for David Jacob)
  • The first letter Vanna White ever turned on "Wheel of Fortune" was the letter R. (B.S...According to Deb & Jen's Land O' Useless Facts, it was the letter "T")

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