Thursday, August 02, 2007

What’s that?.....you say














  • Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors
  • In the Wizard of OZ Dorothy's last name is Gail. It is shown on the mail box.
  • Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  • Debra Winger was the voice of E.T.
  • According to Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, it is possible to go slower than light and faster than light, but it is impossible to go at the speed of light
  • Captain Kirk never said "Beam me up, Scotty," but he did say, "Beam me up, Mr. Scott".
  • Spencer Eldon was the name of the naked baby on the cover of Nirvana's album
  • In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  • In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere
  • The word 'byte' is a contraction of 'by eight.'
  • The last NASCAR driver to serve jail time for running moonshine was Buddy Arrington.
  • St. Augustine was the first major proponent of the "missionary" position.
  • The first video ever played on MTV Europe was "Money For Nothing" by Dire Straits.
  • The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.
  • If you were born in Los Alamos, New Mexico during the Manhattan project (where they made the atomic bomb), your birthplace was listed as a post office box in Albequerque.

5 comments:

Dx said...

Amazing, interesting, challenging and a good post besides. Only one I disagree with is the one on domesticating animals. Senior Management would say that she's done a good job on me over the past 25 years.

Dan said...

According to Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, it is possible to go slower than light and faster than light, but it is impossible to go at the speed of light

he's wrong. I did it the other day. I should have videotaped it!

Uh-oh ... there's the Dx guy again. I'm seeing him all over these days.

madame x said...

dx....maybe you should change your blog name to: dx-former 'Wild Thing'.... kudos to Sr Mgmt, she has the situation under control:)

Hey Dan...Maybe that was LuLu at the speed of light...you were two nanos behind...dx might be my new boyfried, I'm checking with Sr Mgmt now.

Palm Springs Savant said...

GREAT facts, I love stuff like that. fun blog btw.

madame x said...

Hey Rick Rockhill...thanks for the nice comment. Tell me you don't live in Palm Springs in the summer!