Saturday, April 14, 2012

Fun Facts - Part II

A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.

A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.

A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!

A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!

A woman's sense of smell is most sensitive during ovulation.

A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.

About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.

About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.

According to legend, there is a Superman in every episode of Seinfeld.

According to scientific studies, a rat's performance in a maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.
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15 comments:

  1. Mozart improves performance in more than just rats! My nephew Mike is a music teacher and he encourages all of his students to play Mozart (actually any classical music) while studying for any and all of their other classes. It truly works!


    Have a lovely day, Sandee! Smoochies from Gracie! big hugs xoxo

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  2. Toothpicks dropped on a floor coming into contact with a bare foot is also a problem. Trust me on that one.

    Have a great w/e. Sunny and chilly here in the GA Alps. Big hugs, honey...

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  3. Oh COD, Mom is laughing out loud again. The Joan of Arc one. Why does she think that is so funny. Our Mom is so darn weird. Take card Sandee and have a great weekend.

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  4. Willy's life improves greatly when Mozart is played ---- somewhere else.

    10-4 Willy

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  5. That ten foot earthworm has really captured my imagination.

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  6. joan of ark? too funny! bwahahahaha

    smiles, bee
    xxoxoxoxoox

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  7. My boss can peck 200 times per sec...
    have a great weekend.

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  8. A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.


    I am surprised it isn't more.

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  9. so do post menopausal women have no sense of smell at all?

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  10. More amazing facts Sandee! I have certainly learnt some new things today. Take care.

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  11. I tried playing Mozart while I ventured into the kitchen; Mozart was gifted enough to keep playing while dialing 9-1-1 to get me evicted from the kitchen.

    I was going to dispute the claim, until I decided to opt for ordering a pizza...

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  12. seriously? Joan of Arc? lol!!!

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  13. I'm going to start playing some Mozart and see what happens the next time I'm in a maze!

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  14. So you're saying Noah wasn't married?

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