Friday, August 01, 2008

Return of Little Known Facts

Dillinger burned his fingerprints off with acid. They came back. Man he must have been pissed.

The Eskimo do not have 30 words for snow, but women do have 50 words for red.

Comedy is tragedy plus time plus monkeys.

Although squirrels can be trained to do a human's bidding, they have a deep inborn sense of right and wrong so cannot be made to do evil.

Saint Patrick drove the snakes out of Ireland in 430 A.D. Less well-known is that he also drove out all of the ostriches, lemurs, and giant pandas.

Ralph Nader also published a report on the El Camino called Safe, but Unspeakably Ugly.

In 1919, Dwight Eisenhower was involved in an Army operation to drive across the country. It took 62 days, which is all the more surprising when you consider that they could blow up slower traffic.

2 comments:

Ɯbermilf said...

I knew all of those facts already.

Spinning Girl said...

The human mind, left unsupervised, creates wonders.