- The names of all the continents end with the letter they start with.
- On average a hiccup lasts 5 minutes.
- The baseball home plate is 17 inches wide.
- About one-third of recorded CDs ever sold were pirated.
- Queen Elizabeth of Britain sent her first email in 1976.
- Joseph Niepce developed the world’s first photographic image in 1827.
- China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year. 25 million trees are chopped down to make ‘em sticks.
- In the US, murder is committed most frequently in August and least frequently in February.
- MasterCard was originally called MasterCharge
- There are more TV sets in the US than there are people in the UK.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Did You Know
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