1. J.K. Rowling chose the unusual name ‘Hermione’ so young girls wouldn’t be teased for being nerdy!
    2. Hewlett-Packard’s name was decided in a coin toss.
    3. The total number of steps in the Eiffel Tower are 1665.
    4. The Pokémon Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan are based off of Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan.
    5. The toothpaste ‘Colgate’ in Spanish translates to ‘go hang yourself’.
    6. Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.
    7. Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula.”
    8. Dr. Kellogg introduced Kellogg Corn Flakes in hopes that it would reduce masturbation.
    9. The testicles on an octopus are located in its head!
    10. In England, in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.
    11. It snowed in the Sahara desert for 30 minutes on the 18th February 1979.
    12. Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.
    13. If you leave everything to the last minute… it will only take a minute.
    14. Ithyphallophobia is the fear of erections.
    15. The first alarm clock could only ring at 4am.
    16. Birds don’t urinate.
    17. Dying is illegal in the Houses of Parliaments – This has been voted as the most ridiculous law by the British citizens.
    18. The word ‘ejaculation’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘throwing out’.
    19. The 20th of March is known as Snowman Burning Day!
    20. Slugs have 4 noses.
    21. Panphobia is the fear of everything… which is a pretty unlucky phobia to have.
    22. An apple, potato, and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged.
    23. George Washington grew marijuana in his garden
    24. A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate
    25. The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime.
    26. The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world.
    27. Marco Hort has the world record for fitting 264 straws in his mouth at once!
    28. Mel Blanc – the voice of Bugs Bunny – was allergic to carrots.
    29. California has issued 6 drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ.
    30. According to Genesis 1:20-22 the chicken came before the egg.
    31. In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.
    32. Worms eat their own poo.
    33. Squirrels forget where they hide about half of their nuts
    34. Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
    35. The inventor of the Waffle Iron did not like waffles.
    36. George W. Bush was once a cheerleader.
    37. In Japan, it is completely acceptable to name your child ‘Buttocks’ or ‘Prostitute’.
    38. In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph!
    39. Each year, there are more than 40,000 toilet related injuries in the United States.
    40. A tapir has the largest penis-to-body ratio of any animal.
    41. Mewtwo is a clone of the Pokémon Mew, yet it comes before Mew in the Pokédex.
    42. Every year more than 2500 left-handed people are killed from using right-handed products.
    43. Madonna suffers from garophobia which is the fear of thunder.
    44. China has more English speakers than the United States.
    45. Samuel L. Jackson requested to have a purple light saber in Star Wars in order for him to accept the part as Mace Windu.
    46. Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th!
    47. Kleenex tissues were originally used as filters in gas masks.
    48. In 1998, Sony accidentally sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people’s clothes. These cameras had special lenses that use infrared light, which allowed you to see through some types of clothing.
    49. Upon losing battles, apes will tend to masturbate.
    50. Ronald McDonald is “Donald McDonald” in Japan because it makes pronunciation easier for the Japanese. In Singapore he’s known as “Uncle McDonald”
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