Friday, September 23, 2005

Bbizarre facts

  •  Ralph Lauren's real name is Ralph Lifshitz.
  •  Guinea pigs and rabbits can't sweat.
  •  Lawn darts are illegal in Canada.
  •  The three winter months in the southern hemisphere are June, July and August.
  •  When stuntman and parachutist Dar Robinson leaped from the ledge of the 1,170 foot high CN Tower in Toronto, he was paid $150,000, the most ever for a single stunt.
  •  Being rude to a telephone operator in Prussia was once a crime. In 1908, a respected citizen was reprimanded by the government after becoming exasperated with an operator and saying "My dear girl!"
  •  Galileo became totally blind just before his death. This is probably because of his constant gazing at the sun through his telescope.
  •  Over 40 million Americans have chronic bad breath.
  •  Lyndon Johnson died one mile from the house he was born in.
  •  In 1924, Kleenex tissues were originally designed as a cold cream.
  • The Sun has a diameter of 864,000 miles. m remover.
  •  A car operates at maximum economy, gas-wise, at speeds between 25 and 35 miles per hour.
  •  A male witch is called a warlock.

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