Cast Your Jaded Eyes Upon This List Of Stuff You Didn't Know You Didn't Know!


Which day of the year are more collect calls made than any other day of the year? - Father's Day.

What is the only food that doesn't spoil? - honey.

What do bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers have in common? -all were invented by women.

Men can read smaller print than women can: women can hear better.

The San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile monuments.

In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes, the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase..."good night, sleep tight."
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts...So in old England, when customers got unruly, the barkeep would yell at them "mind your pints and quarts, and settle down...It's where we get the phrase "mind your p's and q's."'

It is impossible to lick your elbow.

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:
Spades -- King David
Hearts -- Charlemagne

Diamonds - Julius Caesar
Clubs -- Alexander the Great 

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died because of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of 11. --$16,400.
Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired by this practice.

 At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.