Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Do you think you know? Vol 1

Tomatos were once referred to as "love apples." This is because their was a superstition that people would fall in love by eating them

The American Kestrel hawk weighs only four ounces

A 27 year old heir to a sausage empire was handed a ticket for 116,000 pounds for driving at 80 km/hr in a 40 km/hr zone. This is because the speeding tickets in Finland are based on how much money a person makes

In China, pancakes are generally served as side dishes. They are stuffed with meat, bean sprouts, and other vegetables

93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women

Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry

The most deadly fires that occur in the home happen between 6pm and 10pm

There are over 200 parts in a typical telephone

There is an automobile model called Stutz Bearcat.

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