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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar

The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing

The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched"

On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is an American flag

All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, 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

Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur

In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10

The characters Bert and Ernie (Sesame St.) 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 dime has 118 ridges around the edge

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 Looked in his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz"

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LIS193 11/28/2012 10:32AM

    Great trivia!

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SUNSET09 11/27/2012 11:23PM

  Thanx for the revelation asall things are relevant and an education in trivial! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DESERTDREAMERS 11/27/2012 10:56PM

    Great trivia - when I watched the "making of Sixth Sense" - I found out the color red was significant. Had to rewatch the DVD to get it!

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2ABBYNORMAL 11/27/2012 9:56PM

    Very interesting. My favorite movie is Pulp Fiction and I'll have to keep my eye out for the clocks times.

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MERRYMARY42 11/27/2012 9:13PM

    very very interesting, I learned a bunch of new things, now just to remember 1 of them

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MJ7DM33 11/27/2012 9:08PM

  Thanks for sharing!

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KRYS210 11/27/2012 8:50PM

    I am NEVER playing the Trivia game with you! emoticon

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IDLETYME 11/27/2012 7:36PM

    Now I know LOTS of goodies - THANKS! emoticon

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ANHELIC 11/27/2012 7:27PM


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ALEXGRAY 11/27/2012 6:13PM

    As a Brit, I have to say that our Speaker of the House is allowed to speak, and does so!

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TINY67 11/27/2012 3:58PM

    Thanks, didn't know a lot of those.

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BARBARASDIET 11/27/2012 2:03PM

    I like those!

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DR1939 11/27/2012 1:59PM

    Interesting, as usual.

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KARENG2885 11/27/2012 1:54PM

  Very interesting! emoticon

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AANGEL3 11/27/2012 1:23PM


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MIRFA71 11/27/2012 1:13PM

    emoticon emoticon

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BUTEAFULL 11/27/2012 1:13PM

    can never get enough trivia

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MIATIA1 11/27/2012 12:24PM

    I love triva and used to keep several books in our bathrooms. I remember one day my son came home from schoolall smiles for he got an A+ on a paper for the bonus question was from our trivia book which by fourth grade he could tell you all the answers to. You could tell where he spent his time to get out of chores ..... emoticon

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GINA180847 11/27/2012 11:50AM

    No wonder my rubber bands have a short lifespan.

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SEAWILLOW 11/27/2012 11:44AM

    Fun Facts!

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