YES OR B.S.

  • Fried worms taste like bacon. (YES - at least that's what the connoisseurs say. Feel free to try and prove them wrong.)
  • If you yelled for 9 straight years, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat just one cup of coffee. (YES)
  • Other than humans, dolphins are the only species known to have sex for pleasure. (YES - but we'd seriously like to know how they figured that out!)
  • The heart is easily the strongest muscle in the human body. (BS-it's the tongue!)
  • Left-handed people, on average, live longer than right-handed people. (BS-It's the other way around!)
  • All polar bears are left handed. (YES - so does that mean they don't live as long as the other bears?)
  • The first Dodge cars had Ford engines. (BS-actually it was the other way around!)
  • Lions are known to mate over 50 times a day. (YES)
  • Mercury is the only planet to rotate clockwise. (BS-that would be Venus)
  • Starfish do not have brains. (YES-neither does my mother-in-law)
  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV. (YES)
  • Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are at least 100 years old. (BS-more like 50)
  • The founder of the Marlboro Company died from lung cancer. (YES)
  • In ancient Egypt, some people paid their taxes with sex. (BS-but they were often paid in honey)
  • Barrack Obama was the first American president who did not wear glasses. (YES)
  • It is impossible for humans to lick their elbow. (BS - some can do it)
  • Every person listening to this show right now is trying to lick their elbow. (YES)
  • Napoleon drew out his battle plans on toilet paper. (BS - He used a sandbox!)
  • It was not a federal crime to assassinate the President until John Kennedy was murdered. (YES)
  • President George W. Bush was actually a distant cousin of the late Hugh Hefner. (YES-ninth cousins, twice removed)
  • You are taller in the morning than you are in the evening. (YES-about 1 centimeter)
  • The great Attila the Hun died of a nosebleed on his wedding night. (Yes in 453 AD)
  • The Statue of Liberty was a gift from Italy. (B.S., it was from France)
  • Nearly 130 million carats (26,000 kg) of diamonds are mined each year. (Yes)
  • According to "Wizard of Oz" creator L. Frank Baum, the name Oz was thought up when he looked at his filing cabinet and noticed one drawer marked A-G, a second tagged H-N, and a third labeled O-Z. (Yes)
  • In its first year, Coke sold about 400 glasses a day. (B.S., it only sold about 9 glasses a week)
  • In Australia, Burger King is called "Hungry Jacks". (Yes, because their name was already trademarked there)
  • The red cape in a bullfight can only be red, because bulls get riled up over the color. (B.S., The bulls in a traditional bullfight are bred for aggressiveness. They react to the movement of the toreador's cape, not its color)

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