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Useless Fact of The Day!

Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by Smurflord, Dec 29, 2003.

  1. Smurflord

    Smurflord Fledgling Freddie

    A thread for all those utterly useless facts, that are mildly interesting. Please add your own. I'll begin....

    Apricots are part of the rose family.
     
  2. 'Shy

    'Shy One of Freddy's beloved

    Butterflies taste with their feets :)
     
  3. Loxleyhood

    Loxleyhood Fledgling Freddie

    Echos don't quack.










    Wait................




















    Dammit!
     
  4. Gurnox

    Gurnox One of Freddy's beloved

    There are only two countries in the world that begin with the letter 'D'. Denmark and..........

    ;)
     
  5. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    Damascus.

    USA has never been at war with a country that had a Mcdonalds resturant.
     
  6. Gurnox

    Gurnox One of Freddy's beloved

     
  7. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    Djibouti

    Dominica?
     
  8. Loxleyhood

    Loxleyhood Fledgling Freddie

    John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved Abe Lincon's baby.
     
  9. Gurnox

    Gurnox One of Freddy's beloved

    Yep, Djibouti! Damn you, Google! :)
     
  10. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    *whistles innocently*

    FEBRUARY 16 IS PRESIDENTS DAY IN THE U.S.A
     
  11. Smurflord

    Smurflord Fledgling Freddie

    Trivia was the Roman goddess of sorcery, hounds and the crossroads.
     
  12. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    All Gondolas In Venice, Italy Must Be Panited Black, Unless They Belong To A High Official.
     
  13. Loxleyhood

    Loxleyhood Fledgling Freddie

    Richard the Lionhearted King of England, of Robin Hood and the crusades fame, only spent three months of his reign in England. He was also a homosexual.
     
  14. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    The White Part Of Your Finger Nail Is Called The Lunula
     
  15. Smurflord

    Smurflord Fledgling Freddie

    Most toilets flush in E flat.
     
  16. Loxleyhood

    Loxleyhood Fledgling Freddie

    The iguana has a left and a right penis.
     
  17. Smurflord

    Smurflord Fledgling Freddie

    Don't we all?
     
  18. Ele

    Ele Fledgling Freddie

    The short-term memory capacity for most people is between five and nine items or digits. This is one reason that phone numbers were kept to seven digits for so long.

    Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery (should have stayed that way) ;)

    In the movie "Toy Story", the carpet designs in Sid's hallway is the same as the carpet designs in "The Shining."
     
  19. Flesh

    Flesh Banned

    Interesting fact, none of those were interesting. :(
     
  20. Loxleyhood

    Loxleyhood Fledgling Freddie

    I found the Toy Story one very interesting!
     
  21. Ele

    Ele Fledgling Freddie

    Crane Flies (Daddy Long Legs) carry the most poisonous and fast acting venom known - but in a cruel (as only God can be) twist of fate, they have no teeth with which to inject it. Therefore they keep getting their legs ripped off by small, sadistic children...

    perhaps this is more to your liking Flesh :eek:
     
  22. Loxleyhood

    Loxleyhood Fledgling Freddie

    Ricky Gervais. :D
     
  23. Flesh

    Flesh Banned

    I've been on a red one, and a gold one! :(
     
  24. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    Then they obviously belonged to high officials :p
     
  25. Flesh

    Flesh Banned

    Not really, I'm not interested in the cruelities you inflict on poor little creatures.
     
  26. Flesh

    Flesh Banned

    Maybe someone stole them!
     
  27. Kami

    Kami Can't get enough of FH

  28. Smurflord

    Smurflord Fledgling Freddie

    Flesh = Gondola Thief
     
  29. Flesh

    Flesh Banned

    Smurf = fatty. :(
     
  30. Kami

    Kami Can't get enough of FH

    If only, then my right arm wouldn't be so much bigger than my left :p
     

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