RANDOM Fun FACTS
''Bimbo'' is a brand of soft drink manufactured and marketed by Coca-Cola, Inc.
''Vodka'' is Russian for ''little water''.
23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.
50 years ago: Velcro was invented.
Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is also found in Prozac.
Barbie's full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
Bloomers, or ladies pantaloons got their name from suffragette Amelia Bloomer.
Chevy Chase's real first name is Cornelius.
Dating back to the 1600's, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury.
Diet Pepsi was originally called Patio Diet Cola.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear trousers.
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
Dr. Seuss’s famous book Green Eggs and Ham was the
result of a bet that he could not write a book using only
During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance.
Even though it is widely attributed to him Shakespeare never actually used the word ''gadzooks''.
First novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom Sawyer.
Goodyear Rubber Company researched and concluded that shoes wear out faster on the right foot than the left.
If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33.
She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.
If you put a raisin in a fresh glass of champagne, it will rise and fall continuously.
In 1933, Mickey Mouse, an animated cartoon character, received 800,000 fan letters.
In 1982, a high school student from Los Angeles, California unscrambled the Rubik''s Cube in 22.95 seconds.
In the original version of Cinderella the slipper was made out of fur, not glass!
In the year 2000, Pope John Paul II was named an "Honorary Harlem Globetrotter.
It was illegal to sell E.T. dolls in France because there is a law against selling dolls without human faces.
Jennifer Aniston's original name is Jennifer Anastassakis!
John Lennon''s first girlfriend was named Thelma Pickles.
Johnny Carson delivered 4,531 opening monologues during his 30 years as host of The Tonight Show.
Karoke means "empty orchestra" in Japanese.
Kermit the frog delivered the commencement address at Southampton College located in the state of New York in 1996.
Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.
Linen is actually stronger when wet.
Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor the Nintendo of America's landlord, Mario Segali.
Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world!
Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours.
Stilts were invented by French shepherds who needed a way to get around in wet marshes.
The average person laughs 13 times a day.
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."
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"
The city with the most Roll Royces per capita: Hong Kong.
The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for a carburetor.
The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
The first product that the toy company Mattel came out with was picture frames.
The first telephone book was one page long and had only 50 names in it.
The first toilet being flushed in a motion picture was in the movie Psycho.
The IRS employees tax manual has instructions for collecting taxes after a nuclear war.
The letter "W" is the only letter in the alphabet that doesn't have just one syllable – it has three.
The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins.
The names of Popeye's four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye, and Poopeye.
The newspaper serving Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, the home of Rocky and Bullwinkle, is the Picayune Intellegence.
The official soft drink of the state of Nebraska — Kool-Aid.
The only king without a mustache in a deck of cards is the king of hearts.
The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in jelly.
The Three Stooges were originally called Three
The word "nerd" was first coined by Dr. Seuss in "If I Ran the Zoo."
The word "samba" means "to rub navels together."
There are more television sets in the United States than there are people in Japan.
There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over 2,400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and is still growing!.
To sell your home faster, and for more money, paint it yellow.
Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song ''Happy Birthday''. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.
Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap.