Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later.

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 is 12,345,678,987,654,321

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them use to burn their houses down – hence the expression “to get fired.”

Canada is an Indian word meaning “Big Village”.

“I am.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

The term “the whole 9 yards” came from WWII fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got “the whole 9 yards.”

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.

Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.

The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

Dr. Seuss pronounced “Seuss” such that it rhymed with “rejoice.”

In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart never said “Play it again, Sam.”

Sherlock Holmes never said “Elementary, my dear Watson.”

More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.

The term, “It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye” is from Ancient Rome. The only rule during wrestling matches was, “No eye gouging.” Everything else was allowed, but the only way to be disqualified was to poke someone’s eye out.

A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

Money isn’t made out of paper, it’s made out of cotton.

Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from and old English law which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger that its brain.

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