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who cares facts...

 

just seen this on some website....

 

who cares facts

 

1. Five of the top 15 selling cookies are Girl Scout Cookies!

 

2. Because of the rotation of the earth, an object can be thrown farther if it is thrown west.

 

3. Most elephants weigh less than the tongue of the blue whale.

 

4. In 1976 a Los Angeles secretary named Jannene Swift officially married a 50-pound rock. The ceremony was witnessed by more than 20 people.

 

5. At any given time, there are 1,800 thunderstorms in progress over the earth's atmosphere.

 

6. During a severe windstorm or rainstorm the Empire State Building may sway several feet to either side.

 

7. It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!

 

8. If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.

 

9. During the time of Peter the Great, any Russian man who wore a beard was required to pay a special tax.

 

10. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

 

11. Months that begins with a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

 

12. Pollsters say that 40 percent of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.

 

13. The first baseball game to be televised was not in the United States. It was in Tokyo, Japan.

 

14. A poll taken shows that between 74 and 94 percent of workers in the United States and Canada take 5 to 15 minutes daily for a morning coffee break. The coffee break in the workplace did not become common until the early 1940s.

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