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froggy.jpg (7440 bytes)It’s estimated that the French eat an average of 200 million frogs each year.

70% of Americans driving on the highway are speeding.

In the National Football League, the home team is required to provide 24 footballs for each game.

Another word for a guitar pick is "plectrum."

The leaf on the Canadian flag has 11 points.

Astronaut John W. Young smuggled a corned beef sandwich aboard the five-hour Gemini 3 flight on March 23, 1965. Consumed by mission mate Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom, the contraband sandwich resulted in a Congressional investigation and the first official reprimand of an astronaut.

You can get 7.5 million toothpicks out of a cord of wood.

Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo, is the novel that contains the longest sentence in literature. The sentence has 823 words.

Woodrow Wilson allowed sheep to graze on the White House lawn during World War I—their wool helped raise money for the Red Cross.

panda.jpg (5977 bytes)Pandas in China have been given Viagra to help them mate.

Alaska doesn’t have any counties.

The address of Big Bird’s nest on "Sesame Street" is 123 Sesame Street.

In the English language, no other word has more synonyms than "penis." There are more than 1,500 other words for the male sexual organ, with "copulation" having more than 450 synonyms and "breast" more than 350.

The five most stolen items in drugstores are batteries, cosmetics, film, sunglasses and Preparation H.

Soldiers in the Netherlands are not required to salute officers.

The "left bank" of a river is the left side as you look downstream.

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) created the "X" rating for sexually explicit and excessively violent films on November 1, 1968.

Aristotle, Sir Isaac Newton, Moses and Charles Darwin were all stutterers.

40% of people killed by falling off a horse are drunk.


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