Friday, August 07, 2009

did you know....

Lee Marvin is a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson?

Women used to go to sea with their sea-captain husbands?

Nestle has come out with a wee version of the Drumstick?

During WWII the Japanese killed/beheaded POW's not to mention any civilian(s) who they suspected might be collaboraters?

Florida is infested with Burmese pythons?

"El Luncho" is NOT the correct Spanish word for lunch?

New York Giants QB Eli Manning signed a 6-yr $97.5 million dollar contract?

Even though I lost considerable weight I am NOT a 34B? More like a 36C (in case you are interested)

My sister is coming to visit later this month?

Now, tell me something I don't know!!


Steph said...

"Slow-melt" popsicles have gelatin in them, which is what makes them work.

Almond + Cherry flavors together make amaretto flavoring.

You can use Kool-Aid drink mix (without the sugar) to dye things like clothes and yarn.

But you probably already knew all that.

Melody said...

The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

Before the producers of Back To The Future decided on the DeLorean as the Time Machine, the time machine was supposed to be a refrigerator. Imagine travelling to 1955 in a refrigerator.

Queen Elizabeth sucks a lemon during public appearances, to maintain the correct facial expression to well-wishers.

Sleep experts say one of the most alluring sleep distractions is the 24-hour accessibility of the internet.

The internet is on 24 hours a day? What am I missing?