FAST FACTS: Things you may not know
The 57 on Heinz ketchup bottle represents the number of ingredients in
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks
otherwise it will digest itself.
The dot over the letter ‘i’ is called a tittle.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down
continually from the bottom of the glass to the top.
Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of
celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
40% of McDonald’s profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
The ‘spot’ on 7UP comes from its inventor who had red eyes. He was
During the chariot scene in ‘Ben Hur’ a small red car can be seen in the
Money isn’t made out of paper, it’s made out of cotton. Before the 1950’s
it was made from hemp the stem and leaves of a marijuana plant.
The numbers ‘172’ can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in
the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear
Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II
were made of wood.
The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a
game of chess is 318,979,564,000.
Upper and lower case letters are named ‘upper’ and ‘lower’, because in
the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters,
the ‘upper case’ letters were stored in the case on top of the case that
stored the smaller, ‘lower case’ letters.
There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and
The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan, there was never
a recorded Wendy before!
Bubble gum contains rubber.
The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’
By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you can’t sink in
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!
Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often
stolen from Public Libraries.
Mr. Clean has a first name. It’s Veritably.
The average person receives eight birthday cards annually.
Fleas have caused more human deaths than all wars put together.
In Hinduism, there are 330 million gods.