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THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU DIDN'T KNOW AND WEREN'T AFRAID TO ASK....
If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.
Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.
Pearls melt in vinegar.
Average life span of a major league baseball:... 7 pitches.
A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola and Budweiser, in that order.
It's possible to lead a cow upstairs... but not downstairs.
Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms of their hands.
Ten percent of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
"I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie." (Thus the name of the famous Don McLean song.)
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down -- hence the expression "to get fired."
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.
Actor Tommy Lee Jones and vice-president Al Gore were freshman roommates at Harvard.