Did You Know? (8-31-07)

• A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

• Impotence is legal grounds for divorce in 24 American states.

• Armadillos have four babies at a time, always all the same sex. They are perfect quadruplets, the fertilized cell split into quarters, resulting in four identical armadillos.

• Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades – King David, Clubs – Alexander the Great, Hearts – Charlemagne, and Diamonds – Julius Caesar.

• An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this – pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet. (Do this while standing under a wall sconce with a mistletoe hanging on it and get extra credit!)


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  • Blogging Mix says:

    Interesting facts. Thanks for sharing. At least viagra is not out in the market. It’s a big embarrassment to be divorced because of impotency.

  • Bucky says:

    Interesting facts. Thanks for sharing. At least viagra is not out in the market. It’s a big embarrassment to be divorced because of impotency.

    You say that as if you have experienced it… hmmm

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