Did You Know…

21 07 2011

**I interrupt this sentence to express my thanks for all of the kind words that were shared in response to my post on Tuesday about Musselman 70.3. It really meant a lot to me!

And back to the show…Did you know, that:

  • Diet Coke was first introduced in 1982;

  • Most cows produce more milk when they listen to music;
  • Hawaii is the only U.S.  State that grows coffee beans;

  • Only 11% of people are left handed and that stewardesses is the longest word that is typed only with your left hand;
  • The longest word that can be typed with your right hand is lollipop;
  • All of the blinking that you do in one day is equal to about 30 minutes of time with your eyes closed;
  • A 1 minute kiss burns 26 calories;

  • Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s;
  • You can’t tickle yourself;

  • A hippopotamus can run faster than a man;

  • A person will die faster from lack of sleep than from starvation;
  • Acorns are poisonous to humans;
  • Americans eat over 35,000 tons of pasta a year;

  • You have to eat 11 lbs of potatoes to put on 1 lb of weight;
  • Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries;

  • Macadamia nuts are toxic to dogs;
  • Almonds are members of the peach family;
  • American’s spend $10 million a day on potato chips;

  • And LAST but NOT LEAST….my middle name is Clothilde.

Question of the Day: Do you have any “did you knows” of your own?