Sunday, April 26, 2009

Random Facts from Z :D





Yay random facts from Z and i encourage you to post comments giving other random facts. :D

The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.

In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.

The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottles represents the number of varieties of pickles the company once had.

It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written. In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.

Karoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese.

Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.

The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million.

On the new hundred dollar bill the time on the clock tower of Independence Hall is 4:10.

Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class.

The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. They were named by then-mayor Fiorello LaGuardia

The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.

There are 10 human body parts that are only 3 letters long (eye hip arm leg ear toe jaw rib lip gum).

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache.

There are twice as many kangaroos in Australia as there are people. The kangaroo population is estimated at about 40 million.

Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards.

The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929; "7" was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the bubbles.

The fist product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum.

Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

:D thats all for now maybe more later

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11 Comments:

At April 26, 2009 at 10:07 PM, Blogger Kip said...

Nice eyecatch!

 
At April 27, 2009 at 4:39 PM, Blogger zslayrr said...

lol thank you very much

 
At April 27, 2009 at 8:40 PM, Anonymous lil said...

we should have random facts every week! that would be aweshome

 
At April 28, 2009 at 6:19 AM, Blogger Kami... said...

I thought the banner was a little... BiG...
But might just be my screen?

 
At April 28, 2009 at 6:36 AM, Blogger Kami... said...

I just noticed another random fact...
Zslayrr has SPEELING problems... "Karoke"?

Darn those Filipinos and their "Minus-One"... I swear Zslayrr MUST be working for them >.<

Heart for the Church? I figured them more as the SPADE considering the crusades... maybe heart for all the blood they spilled?

LaGuardia = dirty airport! They THROW your luggage and break your CDs! BUT! From the point where you receive your thrown luggage... you can just turn around and exit the airport without going through the arrivals section and customs AGAIN :)

 
At April 28, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

jessica here.

lmao you can duel in Paraguay if you are a registered blood donor...VERY..random xD I love it. These facts make me uselessy smarter :b

 
At April 29, 2009 at 2:17 AM, Anonymous iKo said...

Rats and horses can't throw up :3
Yummy!

 
At April 29, 2009 at 10:30 AM, Blogger Yoshi said...

In ancient Japan, public contests were held to see who could fart the loudest and longest!

 
At April 30, 2009 at 8:58 PM, Blogger Ogihci said...

random ogi fact

She's been poked in the eye by her mom on chrismas, the same day that her computer crashed

 
At January 9, 2010 at 5:36 PM, Blogger Grace said...

hi...

i just discovered your completely AWESOME blog, i heart random and fun facts...

i have a couple facts, not sure if they're good enough:

there are seventeen animals in animal crackers.

a jiffy is a one-hundredth of a second.


anyway, great blog!

 
At January 9, 2010 at 5:39 PM, Blogger Grace said...

oh yeah, and:

if asked to, most people choose the any number besides 36.

 

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