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FW: Facts to live by.... -Forwarded
11/13/97 02:28 PM
---------------------- Forwarded by Christine Chiang/SF/GAPINC on 11/13/97
02:30 PM ---------------------------
From: mmlee @ montgomery.com on 11/13/97 01:56 PM
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Subject: FW: Facts to live by.... -Forwarded
I am sooo ready for Jeopardy!!!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patty McKay [SMTP:Patty_McKay@pgn.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 1997 1:04 PM
> To: Lee, Mike M; Kathrine_Gerber_White@pgn.com; Kurt_Haasch@pgn.com
> Subject: FW: Facts to live by.... -Forwarded
> > A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
> > A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
> > The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford
> > English Dictionary, is
> > An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
> > The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds
> > Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was the physician who set the leg of Lincoln's
> > assassin John Wilkes Booth... and whose shame created the expression
> > for
> > ignominy, "His name is Mudd."
> > It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up. The
> > frog
> > throws up it's stomach first, so the stomach is dangling out of it's
> > mouth. Then the frog uses it's forearms to dig out all of the
> > stomach's
> > contents and then swallows the stomach back down again.
> > Studies show that if a cat falls off the seventh floor of a building
> > it
> > has about thirty percent less chance of surviving than a cat that
> > falls
> > off the twentieth floor. It supposedly takes about eight floors for
> > the cat to realize what is occurring, relax and correct itself.
> > Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks
> > otherwise it will digest itself.
> > 'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left
> > hand.
> > A whale's penis is called a dork.
> > Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the
> > sex.
> > To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its
> > eyeballs-it will let you go instantly.
> > Reindeer like to eat bananas.
> > If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs
> > the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg
> > the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle;
> > the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of
> > causes.
> > No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver,
> > purple.
> > The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
> > The word "samba" means "to rub navels together."
> > The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
> > Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
> > Until 1965, driving was done on the left-hand side on roads in
> > The conversion to right-hand was done on a weekday at 5pm. All
> > traffic
> > stopped as people switched sides. This time and day were chosen to
> > prevent accidents where drivers would have gotten up in the morning
> > and
> > been too sleepy to realize that *this* was the day of the
> > The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War
> > II
> > killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
> > Dr. Seuss pronounced "Seuss" such that it rhymed with "rejoice."
> > In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart never said "Play it again, Sam."
> > Sherlock Holmes never said "Elementary, my dear Watson."
> > More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.
> > The term, "It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye" is
> > Ancient Rome. The only rule during wrestling matches was, "No eye
> > gouging." Everything else was allowed, but the only way to be
> > disqualified was to
> > poke someone's eye out.
> > A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
> > The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
> > Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them
> > looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
> > Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
> > The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which
> > stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than
> > thumb.