Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Here's a few little bits of trivia for you to ponder:

* Smokey the Bear has his own zip code. It's 20252.

* The underside of a horse's hoof is called a "frog."

* The two most commonly sold items in grocery stores are breakfast cereals and soda.

* The average resident of Nevada gambles $846 each year in casinos.

* In an early draft of "Star Wars," the character of Luke Skywalker was called Luke Starkiller.

* Of the 17,000 poems Emily Dickenson wrote, only seven were published during her lifetime.

* Stalin loved Tarzan movies.

* Twenty percent of all publications sold in Japan are comic books.

* The world's record for keeping a Lifesaver in the mouth with the hole intact is seven hours and 10 minutes.

* More redheads are born in Scotland than other part of the world.

* "Shambles" used to mean "slaughterhouse."

* The average iceberg weighs 20 million tons.

* Bill Gates gets four million e-mails each day, but only about 10 make it to his in-box because of his anti-spam software.

* The white part of your fingernail is called the "lunia."

* Eighty percent of migraine sufferers are female.

Grab more dopey, useless trivia here.

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