IT’S FRIDAY….Think then LAUGH with DORAZ*

VERY
INTERESTING STUFF

In the 1400’s a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed
to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb.
Hence we have ‘the rule of thumb’

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Many years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled ‘Gentlemen Only…Ladies Forbidden’.. .and thus, the word GOLF entered
into the English language.

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The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

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Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S.
Treasury.

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Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

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Coca-Cola was originally green.

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It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work:

Alaska

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The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% (now get
this…)

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The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%

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The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven:

$ 16,400

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The average number of people airborne over the U.S. in any given
hour:

61,000

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Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair..

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The first novel ever written on a typewriter, Tom Sawyer.

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The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National
Monuments.

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Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:

Spades – King David

Hearts – Charlemagne

Clubs -Alexander,
the Great

Diamonds – Julius
Caesar

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111,111,111 x
111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321

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If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air,
the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in
the air, the person died because of wounds received in battle.
If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died
of natural causes

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Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence e on July 4, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but
the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later.

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Q. Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of what?

A.. Their birthplace

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Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name
requested?

A.
Obsession

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Q.. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you
would find the letter ‘A’?

A. One
thousand

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Q. What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser
printers have in common?

A. All were invented
by women.

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Q. What is the only food that doesn’t spoil?

A.
Honey

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Q. Which day are there more collect calls than any other day of the
year?

A. Father’s
Day

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In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.
When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened,
making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the
phrase…’Goodnight , sleep tight’

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It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with
all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because
their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the
honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.

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In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts… So in old England , when
customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them ‘Mind
your pints and quarts, and settle down.’

It’s where we get the phrase ‘mind your P’s and Q’s’

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Many years ago in England , pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill ,
they used the whistle to get some service. ‘Wet your whistle’
is the phrase inspired by this practice.

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At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their
elbow!

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Don’t delete this just because it looks weird. Believe it or not, you can read

it.I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg. The
phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid Aoccdrnig to rscheearch at
Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the
ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the
first and last ltteer be in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a
taotl mses and you can still raed it wouthit a porbelm. This
is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by
istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe. Amzanig huh?

CONTRIBUTED by:KRISTI KEYPERS

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31 Responses

  1. I just tried to lick my elbow & I couldn’t, now I’m just a statistic. Maybe Gene Symmons can.
    That Fred & Wilma eh??? Do they have laserproof vests??? I found the GOLF explanation quite informative. Oh that sounds like a spam comment “I found your post quite interesting & informative, it was just what I was looking for”

  2. Great stuff. I really enjoyed all that.
    I did not try to lick my elbow and I hpoe you ejnoy the rset of yuor day!

  3. you are so patient,
    unbeatable collections of fun stuff!

  4. Awesome! Most fun & interesting!
    Happy Friday, Luisa!

  5. I too tried to lick my elbow.;+) Lot’s of fun facts. I think I’ll go play some Golf!

  6. very clever dear, never knew that one about rule of thumb, u are a great educator xx

  7. SO CUTE… very informative!
    thank you, love it , love you!

  8. Doraz , how is your Mom now?
    I hope she takes a lot of VIT C..
    I injured my eyes once and I took a lot of VIT C
    and it healed faster…

    • She is taking Vit C. She is also taking Arnica. It helps with the inflammation. 🙂 She is getting back to her normal selkf. Thank you for your kind support. 🙂 Happy Saturday….

  9. VERY USEFUL INFOS, ESPECIALLY THE THIRD ONE.

    ELBOW–I WILL EMPLOY SOMEONE TO DO IT, WHY BREAK MY NECK

    MOST OF US GO TO WORK BY WALK.

  10. … and the Monopoly money is probably worth more …

  11. I have been laughing for 30mins straight…….This is one of the funniest things I’ve read in a long while..

    Get inspired by this sensational piece of poem I wrote.

  12. Very interesting stuff indeed ! Thank you for your efforts in sharing with us all !

  13. what a treasure of interesting informations. thanks for the share.

    🙂

  14. I liked that last one. It was pertty dman esay to raed!

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