Did You Know? (7-6-07)

• U.S. Interstates which go north-south are numbered sequentially starting from the west with odd numbers, and Interstates which go east-west are numbered sequentially starting from the south with even numbers.

• The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

• Cranberry Jello is the only jello flavor that comes from real fruit, not artificial flavoring.

• The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.

• ‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

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