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Sunday, April 21, 2013

Surprise your guests with this knowledge:

Onions, asparagus, daffodils, yams, hyacinths, garlic, leeks, tulips, chives and the Joshua tree of California [which can grow to be 40 feet tall] are all types of lily.
Raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, cherries, plums, apples and pears are all kinds of rose.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
The United Kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
Within two hours of standing in daylight, milk loses between half and two-thirds of its vitamin B content.
The world's oldest known recipe is for beer.
There are about 100,000 bacteria in one litre of drinking water.
The estimated number of M and M's sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.
Apparently Spain has a wider range of foods flavoured with almonds than any other country in the world.
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PROVERBS31JULIA 4/30/2013 11:45PM

    Yummy!! Pass down the Lilys of the Field to eat - onions & asparagus? Who knew!?

Guess I need to make a trip to Spain, as almonds are one of my favorite nuts!!

Very useful info, thanks!!

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GMKLEIN 4/26/2013 9:10AM

    Spain and almonds I never would have thought it. emoticon

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GAYLLYNNE 4/23/2013 6:52AM

    Makes one wonder about England??? These are great, thanks for sharing!

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LIVELYGIRL2 4/22/2013 9:03PM

  The rose one is very surprising! emoticon

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SOFT_VAL67 4/22/2013 6:02PM

    thanks, i think i will eat some insect leg covered roses and wash it down with some bacteria emoticon

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FISHER011 4/22/2013 5:47PM

    emoticon

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MARGIE100%PURE 4/22/2013 2:32PM

    Wow you may be feeling stronger today! A sense of humor is a great sign. I love this kind of factoid generation but doing is still beter than just knowing.

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OCTOBERBORN 4/22/2013 10:36AM

    Not a surprise that beer is the oldest recipe - LOL! emoticon

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CHRISTINASP 4/22/2013 10:31AM

    Thanks... I really needed to know that about chocolate! lol

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SANDRALEET 4/22/2013 8:19AM

    Insect legs in chocolate yuck and make your own lemon aid

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SAGARINO 4/22/2013 7:55AM

    Some of these I knew some I did not so guess I've "Learned something new today" emoticon

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OVERACTIVEELBOW 4/22/2013 5:33AM

    Who would have guessed!!

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BABCIATEA 4/22/2013 5:02AM

    just love it

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123ELAINE456 4/22/2013 1:37AM

  Awesome Blog! Great Information. Thank You for Sharing. God Blessings to Everyone. Have a Very Special Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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PDSLIM 4/21/2013 11:48PM

    great

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NASFKAB 4/21/2013 11:37PM

  emoticon information sad about Lemon Pledge which is why prefer to buy lemons to make my own

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ELSCO55 4/21/2013 11:06PM

    HOpefully the m & m's don't have as many insects

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JIMDAB 4/21/2013 10:49PM

    good stuff!

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FRAN0426 4/21/2013 10:03PM

    Thanks for sharing this information. Not happy hearing about the chocolate bar, but will endulge once in a while--especially dark chocolate.

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ADAPTOR 4/21/2013 9:45PM

    Could have done without the chocolate information and the lemonade and lemon pledge thing is just sad! Thanks for continuing to educate us.

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PEG2584 4/21/2013 9:42PM

    This is some very cool information. I didn't know anything except the insect legs in chocolate...maybe that is why I'm not a chocoholic?

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KESTRYLL 4/21/2013 9:34PM

    Love it!

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DONDAIN 4/21/2013 9:34PM

    emoticon

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DMEYER4 4/21/2013 9:33PM

  thanks for sharing. Great facts. I probably will never eat a candy bar again, just kidding. Have a great day

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STR458 4/21/2013 9:29PM

    emoticon excellent ! thank you for fun facts

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PLUMERIA50 4/21/2013 9:29PM

  Fun!

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MNABOY 4/21/2013 9:29PM

    Thanks, I will share this knowledge.

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