YES OR B.S.

  • The 3 things that couples argue the most about on road trips are vehicle speed, where to eat and what route to take? (B.S., it's speed, where to eat and bathroom breaks)
  • The world's largest lake is Lake Superior. (Yes)
  • Elephants are capable of swimming two miles a day. (B.S., it's 20 miles a day)
  • The square dance is the official dance in Texas. (B.S., it's Washington state)
  • The Caspian Sea is actually a lake. (Yes)
  • At any given time, there are 1,800 thunderstorms in progress over the earth's atmosphere.
  • Erosion at the base of Niagara Falls has caused the falls to recede approximately seven miles over the past 10,000 years. (Yes)
  • Every year 16 million gallons of oil runs off pavement into streams, rivers, and eventually, oceans in the United States. This is more oil than was spilled by the Exxon Valdez. (Yes)
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales. (Yes)
  • A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time: 1/1,000th of a second. (B.S. - it's only 1/100th of a second)
  • If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies you have $1.19. you also have the largest possible amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar. (Yes)
  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the pocket knife. (B.S. - but he did invent scissors)
  • A category three hurricane releases more energy in ten minutes that all the world's nuclear weapons combined. (Yes)
  • There is enough fuel in full jumbo jet tank to drive an average car four times around the world. (Yes)
  • An average of 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year. (Yes)
  • Antarctica is the only continent without reptiles or snakes. (Yes)
  • Ginger is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously. (B.S. - that's Nutmeg. But I wouldn't try ginger either)
  • A rainbow can be seen only in the morning or late afternoon. It can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon. (Yes)
  • Lightning strikes the Earth 10,00 times every second. (B.S. - only about 100 times)
  • Catsup leaves the bottle at a rate of 25 miles per year. (Yes)
  • Toxic house plants poison more children than household chemicals do. (Yes)
  • 77% of men polled say they believe they'll someday be a father. (B.S., they believe they'll be a millionaire)
  • Woody Woodpecker's girlfriend is named Winnie. (Yes)
  • Adding up opposing sides of a dice cube and you'll always get seven. (Yes)
  • 63% of all the salt used in the U.S. is used for french fries. (B.S., it's used on roads)
  • Tennessee actually banned the use of a lasso for catching fish. (Yes)
  • St. Louis was the first U.S. city to host the Summer Olympics. (Yes in 1904)
  • The first TV show ever to be put into reruns was "The Twighlight Zone." (B.S., it was "The Lone Ranger")
  • Penguins have an organ above their eyes that converts seawater to freshwater. (Yes)
  • Popcorn was invented by Native Americans. (Yes)
  • Jupiter spins so fast that there is a new sunrise every 10 hours. (Yes)
  • When the moon is directly over you, it's full. (B.S., you weigh less)
  • America's first roller coaster was built in 1827 to carry coal from a mine to boats below. (Yes)

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