Sunday, November 2, 2008

Useless Facts...????

The word 'byte' is a contraction of 'by eight.'

The dollar symbol ($) is a U combined with an S (U.S.)

Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.

Barbie's measurements if she were life size: 39-23-33.

The tune for the "A-B-C" song is the same as "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star."

Des Moines has the highest per capita Jello consumption in the U.S.

Pinocchio is Italian for "pine head."

In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

Great Britain was the first county to issue postage stamps. Hence, the postage stamps of Britain are the only stamps in the world not to bear the name of the country of origin.

Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.

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