• The state of Delaware has only one county. (B.S., actually there are three)
  • Kristen Bell, the voice of Anna from "Frozen", once made a short film called "The Lost Masterpieces of Pornography." (Yes)
  • George Washington University is the oldest university in the U.S. (B.S., it's Harvard, established around 1639)
  • Eagles mate in the air. (Yes-the originators of the mile-high club!)
  • Antarctica is the only continent without any reptiles or snakes. (Yes)
  • New York was the first state to institute a minimum-wage. (B.S., it was Massachusetts in 1913)
  • Americans spend more on cat food than on baby food. (Yes)
  • When computer giant IBM first incorporated in 1911, it was called Computer-Tabulating-Recording Co. (Yes)
  • An Octopus' eye is shaped like a diamond. (B.S., it's a rectangle)
  • Over 10,000 islands make up the Philippines. (B.S., it's 7,107, to be exact)
  • Ailurophobia is the the fear of having sex. (B.S., it's the fear of cats)
  • Charles Lindbergh was the first to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an airplane. (B.S., sixty six people did it before him; however, he was the first to do it alone)
  • As many as 100 pearls have been found in a single oyster. (Yes)
  • Astronauts on the moon weigh only half of what they do on Earth. (B.S., they weigh only one-sixth of what they do on Earth.)
  • The bride wears black in China. (B.S., the bride wears red)
  • A cow can give about 100 quarts of milk per week. (Yes)
  • Prior to 1936, it was against the law in New York to wear topless bathing suits, for both women and men. (Yes)
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 minutes! (B.S., it only lasted 13 seconds!)
  • The placement of a donkey's eyes in its heads enables it to see all four feet at all times! (Yes)
  • In 1952, Queen Elizabeth was named Time magazine's "Man Of The Year." (Yes)
  • Ice skater Dorothy Hammill was the first woman to appear on a Wheaties box. (B.S., gymnast Mary Lou Retton was the first woman on a Wheaties box.)
  • The average number of sesame seeds on the top of a Big Mac is 178. (Yes)
  • The southernmost state capital in the U.S. is Austin, Texas. (B.S., it's Honolulu, Hawaii)
  • The eight vegetables in V8 juice are tomato, carrot, celery, beet, parsley, lettuce, watercress and spinach. (Yes)
  • Parents who have working teenagers buy more Post It notes than any other consumer group. (Yes)


Popular posts from this blog


Book discussion group to meet