Apr 26, 2005

* In champagne bottles, the dent in the bottom is called the"kick" or "punt."

* The average age of a new grandparent in the U.S. is 47.

* Olive trees can live to be 1,500 years old.

* The average water temperature of showers in the U.S. is 105 degrees Fahrenheit.

* Almost half the bones in your body are in your hands and feet.

* "Amateur" comes from the Latin "amator," meaning "lover."

* Dr. Jeckyll's first name was Henry. Mr. Hyde's was Edward.

* Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world.

* Hair grows more slowly at night.

* Blondie, Dagwood's wife in the "Blondie" comic strip, had a maiden name. It was Boopadoop.

* "Nostophobia" is the fear of returning home.

* "Jolly green," "ashes," "Indian boy," and "laughing grass" are all street terms for marijuana.

* Frogs use their eyeballs to push food down their throat.

Apr 22, 2005

The key to happiness is disinterest mingled with mild contempt. -- SomethingPositive.net