• The Vince Lombardi Super Bowl is made Platinum plated. (B.S., It's sterling silver. Just like your forks and knives at home)
  • There are more belly dancers in Las Vegas than anywhere else in the world. (B.S., try Cairo, Egypt)
  • Fort Necessity in Pennsylvania was the site of the opening battle of the French and Indian War. (Yes)
  • "Go Your Own Way" by Fleetwood Mac was the campaign song of Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton. (B.S., it was "Don't Stop" by Fleetwood Mac)
  • In the U.S., there are 125 towns named "Turkey." (B.S., there are only 3. Turkey, TX, Turkey Creek, LA (357); and Turkey, NC)
  • The average worker bee produces a half-cup of honey during its lifetime. (B.S., only 1/12 teaspoon)
  • Stephen King once described himself as "the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries". (Yes)
  • SCUBA is an acronym for "Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus." (Yes)
  • The lowest social security number was 001-01-0001. (Yes, given to a woman back in 1936)
  • There are 222 Hershey's Kisses in a pound. (B.S., Approximately 95)
  • From the Beatles, drummer Ringo's real first name is William. (B.S. , it's Richard)
  • Actor Liam Neeson's real first name is Richard. (B.S., it's William)
  • According to a recent study, 41% say they use their shoe to flush a public toilet because they feel safer. (Yes)
  • Marlon Brando had "accountant" listed on his passport as his profession. (B.S., he listed shepherd)
  • Warren Beatty is Shirley MacLaine's nephew. (B.S., he's her brother)
  • Ostriches stick their head in the sand to search for water. (Yes)
  • Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure. (Yes)
  • You are 17% more likely to get divorced if you spend money on porn. (B.S., maybe so, but we're talking about cigarettes! Smokers have a higher divorce rate in the U.S.)
  • "Screeched" is the longest one-syllable word in the English language. (Yes)
  • Kim Basinger once pursued a singing career using the stage name Chelsea. (Yes)
  • Butterflies taste with their hind feet. (Yes)


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