Thursday, June 12, 2008

Thursday 13......Completely Useless Facts....

Below are thirteen totally useless facts that you probably never knew, don't care to know, or will never use....but regardless, I give them to you as my contribution to Thursday 13....I'm all about the trivia and useless information. Throw these out at your next drunken drink filled party....I swear....everyone around will think you are the smartest person they know...or...they will cut you off and never let you drink around them again.


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.


Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.


Ketchup is excellent for cleaning brass, especially tarnished and corroded brass.

Kermit the Frog has 11 points on his collar around his neck.


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


The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."


If you lock your knee while standing long enough, you will pass out.


The Volkswagen was originally called the "Strength through Joy Wagon


Sheryl Crow's front two teeth are fake - she had them knocked out when she tripped on the stage earlier in her career.


Betsy Ross is the only real person to ever have been the head on a Pez dispenser


Marilyn Monroe had six toes.


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


In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.

Well, there you have don't you feel smarter? You can thank me later.


the planet of janet said...

i can die happy now!

(and you TOTALLY know i've been scouring that seinfeld photo for a superman. i'm going BLIND!!!!)

i beati said...

I never kn ew that about

Big Pissy said...

I didn't know a lot of that stuff! Thanks! :)

Toni said...

I can't count the number of times I've locked my knees at a high school choir function and hit the floor. I'm a slow learner, I guess...

Anonymous said...

That was the best 13 ever! But did someone REALLY inject nutmeg into an IV? WOW! lol

So Marilyn wasn't perfect afterall!!!