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01/21/14 Grif.Net – Strange but True (Maybe)

01/21/14 Grif.Net – Strange but True (Maybe)

[Have heard these as “facts” but cannot verify the truth in any. And don’t
need to. Just neat to consider and think they are true. More tomorrow]

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses.

There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

There are more chickens than people in the world.

Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

Almonds are members of the peach family.

A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than it’s brain.

Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch
is 10:10.

The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.

Los Angeles’s full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los
Angeles de Porciuncula”. And can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size,
“L.A.”

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Dr Bob Griffin
bob@grif.net www.grif.net
“Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!”