For those of you who just thought you knew everything, here's a refresher course...............

Now you will know everything :

The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than seven (7) times.

Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty (50) years of age or older.

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one (1) olive from each salad served in first-class.

Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
(Since Venus is normally associated with women what does this tell you!)

Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.....So did the first "MarlboroMan."

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

Pearls melt in vinegar.

The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least six (6) feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.
(I keep my toothbrush in the living room now!)

And the best for last.....

Turtles can breathe through their butts.


MOPED is the short term for 'Motorized Pedaling'.

POP MUSIC is 'Popular Music' shortened.

BUS is the short term for 'Omnibus' that
means everybody.

FORTNIGHT comes from 'Fourteen Nights' (Two
Weeks).

DRAWING ROOM was actually a 'withdrawing room'
where people withdrew after Dinner. Later the
prefix 'with' was dropped.

NEWS refers to information from Four directions
N, E, W and S.

AG-MARK, which some products bear, stems from
'Agricultural Marketing'.

JOURNAL is a diary that tells about 'Journey
for a day' during each Day's business.

QUEUE comes from 'Queen's Quest'. Long back
a long row of people as waiting to see the
Queen. Someone made the comment Queen's Quest.

TIPS come from 'To Insure Prompt Service'. In
olden days to get Prompt service from servants
in an inn, travelers used to drop coins in a Box
on which was written 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
This gave rise to the custom of Tips.

JEEP is a vehicle with unique Gear system. It
was invented during World War II (1939-1945).
It was named 'General Purpose Vehicle (GP)'.
GP was changed into JEEP later.

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