Monthly Archives: November 2010

Interesting Facts


-Most common languages: Mandarin (907 Mil); English (456); Hindi (383); Spanish (362)
-Most common name in the world is Mohammed.
-Coca-cola was originally green.
-Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than US Treas.
-It takes 1.3 seconds for light to travel from the Moon.
-The Nile and the Amazon two longest rivers but no one knows which is longer.
-Smartest dogs: 1) boarder collie; 2)poodle; 3)golden retriever; dumbest–afgan
-Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
-Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
-World’s smallest country: Vatican City .17 sq. mi.
-Same as above in 1991: 73:1
-Chances that am American lives within 50 miles of where he or she grew up: 1 in 2
-Amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served first class: $40,000
-The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.
-Most American car horns honk in the key of F.
-Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.
-City with the most Rolls Royce’s per capita: Hong Kong
-State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
-Most common street name in US: Park
-Number one convention city in the world: Paris
-Average number of words added to the English language each year: 450
-Percentage of board members of Fortune 1000 companies that are white males: 92