YES OR B.S.

  • James Bond's middle name is actually Herbert. (Yes - it's revealed only once in the book "On Her Majesty's Secret Service).
  • Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day. (Yes)
  • It takes approximately 24 hours for food to entirely digest. (B.S. - more like 12 hours)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright once called television "chewing gum for the eyes?" (Yes)
  • The mail-order company L.L. Bean was built on the foundation of rubber hunting boots. (Yes)
  • It is physically impossible to lick your elbow. (Yes. Okay, go ahead and try. We know you're going to.)
  • 9 out of 10 nose jobs are performed on women. (Yes)
  • Time magazine first rolled off the presses in 1909. (B.S., it was March 3, 1923)
  • The Washington nickel is the only current minted U.S. coin whose head faces right. (B.S., it's the Lincoln penny)
  • Stephen King's other pen name is Richard Bachman. (Yes)
  • Introduced in 1948, the game Bingo was originally called "Criss-Cross?" (B.S., that was the board game Scrabble)
  • Matches were invented after cigarette lighters. (Yes)
  • Scientists believe 85 million years ago the moon was orbiting the earth about 35 feet from the planet's surface! (Yes - and it moves a tiny but measurable distance further away every year)
  • A shrimp's heart is in its head! (Yes)
  • Just the tongue of the Blue Whale weighs more than most elephants. (Yes)
  • The Kotex company got its start making bandages during World War II! (Yes)
  • The film Wayne's World was filmed in just one week! (B.S. - actually two weeks)
  • Toto the dog earned $500 per week starring in The Wizard of Oz! (B.S. - just $125 per week)
  • Native Americans called bees "the white man's flies?" (Yes, bees were brought to America in the 17th Century)
  • Benjamin Franklin once published a list of 228 synonyms for "drunk?" (Yes, in 1737)

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