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Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous,
horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
The CAlifornia city of Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula."
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie
the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar
melted in his pocket.
Mr. Rogers was an ordained minister and was a sniper in Vietnam.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.


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"A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds."

Then how come when we get near the fish pond, they remeber to surface for food?
 

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Quote:
Mr. Rogers was a sniper in Vietnam.
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Rumor never proven. ;)

snopes.com: Mister Rogers

Mr. Rogers Was a Sniper In Vietnam-Fiction!

Mr. Rogers Was a Marine Sniper / Navy SEAL - Urban Legend

Fred Rogers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Interesting though they mentioned in one of those snips about Captain Kangaroo was a former marine reserve but was stationed in the US when Japan surrendered and never saw battle.

I lived behind a hill and could not receive the local PBS station, only had NBC, CBS, and ABC as a kid and they were in B&W until we finally got the first color TV (used) around 1973 or 74. So Captain Kangaroo was the one I watched. But later when on the VCR service bench for several years with a monitor running on channel 3 which also happened to be the cable PBS channel I think I memorized every episode of Mr Rogers Neighborhood my being around 30 or so years of age at the time. :rolleyes:
 

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Thanks for the links Mark, I was a little surprised at that particular one!

Yeah, Mr. Rogers was the best. He was my favorite show on PBS when growing up as a kid.
 

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Interesting stuff, but I would guess that flag was actually the Canadian flag prior to 1965 when the current Maple Leaf flag was adopted.
 

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Uh-oh! Once again I woke up Carl! :ROFL

I'm having fun. My uncle among others used to send me a lot of political emails. For some reason they no longer send them to me. :D
 

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I only trust online sites for verification to a point. So I decided to do my own experiment sniffing my pepper shaker regarding:

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

I just now found my eyeballs. :rolleyes:
 
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