• ZOOM stock has more than doubled since the coronavirus outbreak. (B.S. - it's actually only up a few dollars from where it was March 1)
  • When the mayor of Nashville ordered all bars to close because of the coronavirus pandemic, Blake Shelton initially refused to close the bar he owned. (B.S. - that was Kid Rock)
  • The very first number one rock 'n' roll song was Hound Dog by Elvis Presley. (B.S. - It was Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley and the Comets)
  • The first person to refer to a coward as a "chicken" was William Shakespeare. (Yes)
  • On the day that Judy Garland died, a tornado touched down in Kansas. (Yes)
  • Jodie Foster was only 12 when she starred in "Taxi Driver?" (B.S., she played a 12-year-old but she was 14)
  • A California Doctor who lived near a highway came up with the invention that painted a stripe down the middle of the road to divide lanes. (Yes, in 1912)
  • Actor Michael Caine's real name is Michael Michaels. (B.S. it's Maurice Micklewhite)
  • 53% of men and 27% of women say in-flight movies makes flying on an airplane more interesting? (B.S., it's sitting next to someone good looking)
  • Experts claim that people who write in a journal or diary for 15 minutes a day have less stress and are healthier? (Yes)
  • Three out of four third marriages end in divorce. (Yes)
  • At any given moment, 70% of people driving on the highway are speeding. (Yes)
  • France is visited each year by more tourists than any other country. (Yes, the U.S. is 2nd, Spain is 3rd - well, maybe not anymore)
  • 60% of women surveyed said they would go to work naked for one million dollars. (B.S., only 20% would. However, 80% of the men would)
  • The world record for fathering the most children is 888! (Yes)
  • The divorce rate is higher for people who lived together before marriage than those who didn't. (Yes)
  • The oldest known man to get a divorces did so at the age of 97. (Yes, but the average guy will do it 66 years before that)
  • 5 kilograms is heaver that 10 pounds. (Yes)
  • Jimmy Carter was the only 20th century U.S. President without a college degree. (B.S., it was Harry Truman)
  • U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was charged with murder in New Jersey and New York? (Yes)
  • The average life span of an American dollar bill is around 18 months. (Yes)
  • The average person's left hand does only 24% of the typing. (B.S., it does 56% of the typing)
  • "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" is set in Rome. (B.S., it's in Paris)
  • 75% of women polled say "whining" is the #1 thing that will kill a relationship. (Yes)
  • These days, the average U.S. marriage lasts only 8 years. (Yes)


Popular posts from this blog

Book discussion group to meet

Fall Book Discussion and Movie Series