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Toto was paid $125 a week during the filming of the Wizard of Oz.

Queen bees only sting other queen bees.

Blue neckties sell best. (Red ties come in second.)

An Italian deck of cards has no queens.

Drunk ants always fall over on their right side.

More babies are conceived in December than in any other month. (It makes sense, then, that more babies are born in September than in any other month.)

The thing that casts a shadow on a sundial is called a gnomon.

Thomas Jefferson was the first president to shake hands as a greeting—before that, they bowed.

The first e-mail was sent over the Internet in 1972.

French fries are the most-ordered item in American restaurants.

Fetuses can hiccup.

The heel of a sock is called the "gore."

Rabbits and horses can’t vomit.

The only tree from which we eat the flower is the fig.

Ketchup was once sold as a medicine.

Bloodhounds can’t smell the difference between two identical twins.

Black sheep have a better sense of smell than white sheep.

The last animal in the dictionary is the zyzzyva, a tropical American weevil.

Olives are fruits.

A group of jellyfish is called a "smack."

None of the passengers of the Mayflower had middle names.

Quotation marks have only been around for 300 years.

The most common plastic surgery performed on American men is breast reduction.

An indocannibal eats only friends. An exocannibal eats only enemies.

Whales stampede.

Benjamin Franklin gave guitar lessons.

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