Useless Facts You Don’t Need to Know

useless facts you dont need to know 13454
useless facts you dont need to know 13454
  • Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
  • The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses.
  • There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
  • The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.
  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
  • The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
  • All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, or purple.
  • “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt.”
  • All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.
  • Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
  • There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
  • Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula” and it can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size: “LA”
  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
  • An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
  • Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
  • The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.
  • When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state’s third largest city.
  • The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s “Its A Wonderful Life.”
  • A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
  • A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
  • A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
  • On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the “1” encased in the “shield” and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
  • It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
  • Who’s that playing the piano on the “Mad About You” theme? Paul Reiser himself.
  • In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
  • The name for Oz in the “Wizard of Oz” was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z; hence the name “OZ”.
  • The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
  • Mr. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister.
  • John Lennon’s first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
  • There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
  • “Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.