- Before paper and scissors were invented, ancient Mayans used to play: Rock-Leaf-Punch in the Gut.
- Most spaghetti sauces made in Italy include the sweat of at least one grandmother. Depending on the grandmother, the sauce is either very sweet or very salty.
- The world's largest nose hair belongs to a man from Argentina. It measure 4 feet long and tickles his knees when he walks.
- In colonial times, skinny jeans were worn as a form of punishment. When given the choice, most people chose to have an unnecessary route canal instead.
- The other reindeer won't let Rudolph join in their weekly game of blackjack. Not because they don't like him, but because he cheats.
- Travel Tip: In Sweden, most restaurants will give you a free meal if you agree to floss your waiter's teeth for him afterwards.
- According to meteorologists, clouds taste like a mixture of vanilla beans, salt, and oyster sauce.
- Keeping several extra-large marshmallows under your pillow is 97% effective at preventing nightmares. Weird... but true!
- Burf's full name is actually Burftholomew. But he goes by Burf cuz it's easier to spell.
- The very first baseballs were made out of raw potatoes. If you were sitting in the stands and caught a home run, you were allowed to take it home and eat it.
- President John Quincy Adams created the game of basketball. Though at the time, he called it "Gentleman's Ball Tossing Activity."
- In the state of Massachusetts, you can be fined $1000 for putting up Christmas lights before November 1st. They hate prematurely jolly folk.
- Originally, candy corn was made from pulled teeth obtained from a dentist office. It was then dipped in sugar and food coloring.
- Cockroaches are usually really depressed because people always scream when they see them. They spend a small fortune on roach therapy each year.
- Studies show that 98% of dogs don't floss after every meal… even though they tell their doggie dentists that they do.
- Urinals were originally created to be giant soup dispensers. Then one day someone accidentally used it for something else and its purpose was forever changed.
- Relatively few cats remain in Denmark since the government made purring and scratching illegal.
- Before paper, people used to write books on cows. They were really hard to read in bed.
- In Montana, brides used to have to carry a 600lb. chunk of gold to the top of the altar in order for their groom to accept them as his wife.
- You CAN make cheese from rat's milk. It's considered a delicacy in parts of southern France.
- Before 1978, chickens weren't allowed to use elevators. They had to take the stairs.
- Much like a chameleon, a polar bear can change its fur to blend in to its environment. If placed in a rainforest, it would suddenly turn green.
- Speed texting will be added to the winter games in 2014. Cat is already in training.
- In Macedonia, they used to use hugs as money. A pizza typically cost three hugs. But adding pepperoni and sausage would cost you an additional hug.
- Recycled paper is made from baby teeth collected by the tooth fairy. This makes the tooth fairy a very rich woman.
- In Latin America, it's considered wrong to dress a turtle in a turtleneck. However, it IS completely normal to put a peacock in a peacoat.
- When a head lice is banished from the lice community, he's forced to live alone on a bald guy.
- Peter Schnupp, AKA, the "Loneliest Man in the World," holds the records for smallest surprise birthday party attendance, least used telephone, and cleanest guest room.
- There are actually NO deadly creatures in Australia. That's just a myth spread by koalas because they hate tourists.
- There are more germs in your mouth than in a dog's ear. So, to keep your dog healthy, please refrain from licking its ears.
- Submarines were originally invented to search the ocean for mermaids. But all they've been able to find is 2 mermen. It's been a disappointment.
- John Adams's birthday is on the 4th of July. But since the other founding fathers didn't like him, they made that day a holiday so they'd have an excuse not to go to his birthday party.
- Besides St. Patrick's Day, the only other time you may be able to see a leprechaun is on June 21st. That's the day they hold they're annual convention in Boca Raton, FL.
- Tori's song "Make it Shine" was recently chosen as the official state song of Delaware.
- If a horse and a sea lion had a baby, they would create a new species: Miniature Unicorns. Unfortunately, horses don't hang around marinas, so this will probably never happen.
- Did you know that placing a slice of Swiss cheese on your forehead can often help cure hiccups?
- If given the choice, many flesh-eating fish actually choose to eat salad. But sometimes flesh is all they can get.
- In Nebraska, cows are allowed to vote. Politicians spend millions each year trying to win over the bovine community.
- The side effects of drinking rotten Sri Lankan coconuts are: strange visions, itchy toes, and a strong desire to bite furniture. We recommend NOT drinking it.
- In some parts of the Netherlands, dentists make necklaces out of the teeth they've pulled. Each night they brush and floss their necklaces before bed.
- Stepping on a crack WILL NOT break your mother's back. But it will give her adult acne. Be careful where you walk.
- By practicing daily for 36 years, Albert Einstein was able, with great concentration, to move small objects across the room with his mind.
- People who are afraid of warm bread have what they call "Tepidus-panem-phobia." Offering them a toasted bagel will make them explode. Literally.
- In 1987, twenty-two house plants were convicted of felonies in Chicago alone.
- In ancient times, if someone sneezed, you were legally allowed to slap them.
- Strangely enough, the joke "Why did the chicken cross the road?" was first told in 400 B.C. before the invention of either roads or chickens.
- The official language of China is Norwegian, but the Chinese people choose not to speak it.
- The oldest woman in the world can still bench press 200 pounds. However, she has a hard time peeing without help.
- In New Zealand, back zits are considered good luck and students will often sleep on bacon grease the night before exams.
- Studies show that putting sea salt between your toes at night increases your memory and eyesight. We don't remember where we saw this fact.
- The world's largest toilet is in Spokane, Washington and can sit 37 people at the same time!
- The world's first chewing gum was beef flavored.
- Although normally very friendly, a penguin WILL attack if you make fun of the way it walks. So we suggest not doing that.
- In Finland, Christmas caroling without a license is a crime on par with arson and burglary. However, Christmas yodeling without a license is permitted AND encouraged.
- A mall Santa in Stanker, Wyoming holds the record for most sits upon his knee in a single day. He now has arthritis.
- 99% of turkeys polled say Thanksgiving is their least favorite holiday. The other 1% chose Valentine's Day, but that's cuz they can't get girlfriends.
- According to leading style experts, the big fashion trend of 2012 will be unibrows. You better start growing yours out now!
- A standard size pumpkin, when properly connected with ordinary electrical cables, can power a widescreen television for 56 hours.
- The color purple didn't exist until 1923, when it was accidentally invented by Ukrainian scientists.
- The city of Portland allows you to keep up to 5 llamas in your apartment at any given time, provided you pay a $500 dollar a year "Llama Tax."
- There is only ONE dinosaur still alive today. His name is Fred. He lives in Hoboken, NJ and his favorite food is gnocchi.
- Before moving on to politics, John Adams was a professional magician known as Clyde the Magnificent.
- In certain parts of Italy, it is illegal for dogs to walk in public without wearing underwear.
- When peanut butter was first invented, it was used as a lubricant for special machines in Mexico.
- In Russia, they celebrate their Independence Day by safely dropping Pug Monkeys (with parachutes) from helicopters.
- Until 1856, the English alphabet only had 25 letters. The letter K was added in January of that year by Kris Kristofferson.
- The brassiere (aka "bra") was invented by Benjamin Franklin, originally as a device for women to carry extra peanuts.
- In 1965 it became legal for chickens to wed in the state of North Dakota. Ducks are still prohibited from marrying in all 50 states.
- Studies show that people who are left-handed are more likely to be abducted by aliens.
- Whale eggs are larger than most beach balls.
- In some parts of England, it's considered rude to give a woman soup.
- If a horse smells watermelon, he will giggle uncontrollably.
- In the Portuguese language, the word for "foot" also means "bloody monkeys."
- Human ear wax is considered a delicacy in Wisconsin.
- The furthest star from planet Earth, visible to the human eye, is named "Ronnie."
- If a mouse eats cheese upside down, the mouse will explode.
- Until the late 1930's, Halloween was referred to as "The Ween Festival."
- In the early 1700's, dark-haired women often used pork fat as hair conditioner.
- Because of the cold climate in New Zealand, most vegetables are grown in public restrooms.
- Abraham Lincoln, every night before bed, would eat a large mug of tuna fish and strawberries.
- In France, school children eat onions like American school children eat apples.
- Traditionally, Italian princesses bathe in blueberry juice.
- The average human mouth contains millions of micro-bacteria called "tongue-walkers."
- The basketball term "dribbling" comes from the Latin word "Dreeblae" which means "ball bouncing."
- Before shampoo was invented, Europeans washed their hair with sheep fat.
- According to scientific evidence, the human brain, if eaten, tastes very much like tunafish.
- When ketchup was first invented, it got its red color from chicken blood.
- In Wisconsin it is illegal for women to wear swimsuits with high heeled shoes.
- The world's largest pizza was over 2,000 miles wide. It was eaten by fourth graders from New Jersey.
- The game "Soccer" was invented in Canada and was originally called "Ball Kicking."
- The ancient Egyptians invented pyramids, toothpaste, and spandex.
- The name "Jennifer" comes from the Latin word "jenefia" which means "unfortunate female."
- There are no cows on the island of Kernivia so, instead, people drink dog milk.
- Every year in America, over 46,000 people are arrested for eating illegal meat.
- In some foreign countries, ear wax is considered a delicacy, often eaten on crackers.
- In Australia it's illegal to wear a skirt when visiting a farm.
Sinjin Van Cleef