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Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the
mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet
away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush. I keep my toothbrush in the living room now.

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age or

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

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

A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight. The wingspan of the B-36, a retired USAF bomber, was twice as long.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from
each salad served in first class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the

The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.
So did the first 'Marlboro Man'.

Barbie's full first name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. >

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike
factory workers in Malaysia combined.

Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

All U.S. presidents have worn glasses. Some just didn't like to be seen
wearing them in public.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Pearls melt in vinegar.
It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the days when
engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground
floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

And the best for last...

Turtles can breathe through their butts.
post #2 of 7
Loved the last one - OMG immagine!
post #3 of 7
They're good - especially the last one.
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I knew it! Donkey :censor::censor::censor::censor::censor::censor::censor:s...
post #5 of 7
Some of those I heard before, but not the one about the turtle.
post #6 of 7
How come my dentist never told me about the toothbrush?!
post #7 of 7
More useless facts!

I'm so going to kick butt at the next Trivial Pursuit game!!

Just gotta remember them.
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