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Radio personalities Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh were both born on January 12.

"Reltney" is archaic slang for "penis."

About 100 people a year choke to death on ballpoint pens.

There are 40,000 traffic intersections in Los Angeles.

Yellowstone was the world's first national park.

In publishing, a left-hand page is called "verso." The right is called "recto."

Cecil B. Demille's middle name was Blount.

The first known written advertisement is more than 3,000 years old. It was found in the ruins of Thebes.

A group of bears is called a "sleuth."

The decibel was named after Alexander Graham Bell.

Major League baseball teams use about 850,000 balls per season.

During Roman times, it wasn't uncommon for dice to be made from the knuckles of sheep.

"Maori" translates as "ordinary."

Of the 398 million telephones in the world, more than a third are in the United States.

Harry Houdini's motto was, "Secure knots secure not Houdini."

The Vatican's Swiss Guard still wears a uniform designed by Michelangelo in the early 16th century.

"Parathesia" is the medical condition commonly referred to as "pins and needles."

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

The English language has about 1,000 recognized euphemisms for "vagina."

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