Some Interesting Trivia

1. Look at your zipper. See the initials YKK? It stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the world’s largest zipper manufacturer.
2. 40 percent of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
3. 315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.
4. On the average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
5. Chocolate kills dogs! True, chocolate affects a dog’s heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.
6. Ketchup was sold in the 1830’s as a medicine.
7. Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
8. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
9. There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
10. Leonardo Da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa’s lips.
11. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That’s the opposite of the norm.
12. The original name for the butterfly was “flutterby”!
13. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can’t sink in quicksand.
14. Mosquito repellents don’t repel… They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors so they don’t know you’re there.
15. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
16. The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley’s gum.
17. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than the entire Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
18. Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.
19. You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
20. The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

Thanks to Slick

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