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Trivial Facts You Might Want To Know

Published by Ruby Hawk in Random
August 28th, 2007

Odds and ends of trivia that might be interesting to you.

  1. The first couple to be seen in bed together on prime time T.V. was Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  2. Green was Coca Cola’s original color.
  3. Alaska is the state with the most people who walk to work.
  4. The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  5. Tom Sawyer was the first novel written on a typewriter.
  6. The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
  7. Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it is kissing the conveyor belt.
  8. The shortest sentence in the English language is: I am.
  9. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th? Only 2, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later.
  10. Intelligent people have more copper in their hair.
  11. The percentage of Africa in wilderness is 28%.
  12. The percentage of North America in wilderness is 38%.
  13. The cost of raising a medium sized dog to the age of 11 is $6,400.
  14. The average amount of people airborne over the U.S any given hour is 61,000.
  15. Men can read smaller print than women.
  16. Women can hear better.

Now, aren’t you glad you have read this entire trivia? Who knows, you might be on a game show some day and learned the million dollar question right here.

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  1. Darlene McFarlane
    Posted August 28, 2007 at 8:48 pm

    Interesting facts. No matter how many fact we hear of read about, it seems there are still many more we don’t know.

  2. Trice
    Posted August 31, 2007 at 3:30 pm

    I like to collect trivia. This is more to add to my collection.

  3. Amos
    Posted October 16, 2007 at 7:19 pm

    My mama told me if I kept my eyes open I would learn something interesting every day, and she was right. These facts are interesting.

  4. Ruby Hawk
    Posted November 21, 2007 at 4:40 pm

    Thanks guys.They were interesting to me too.

  5. Lucy Lockett
    Posted February 7, 2008 at 7:26 pm

    That was good info! Interesting!

  6. Hannah
    Posted February 8, 2008 at 5:45 pm

    This is more interesting than a history class and a lot of information.

  7. Judy Sheldon
    Posted February 10, 2008 at 9:16 pm

    Interesting facts. The green coke must have been before my time, because I don’t remember that. I remember a green bottle though – glass.

  8. Posted April 12, 2009 at 8:48 am

    intersting selection you put on here.

  9. Joseph
    Posted July 30, 2009 at 1:07 pm

    According to the coca-cola website the green coke is an urban myth. The bottles were originally green, not the liquid. You might want to take that out of your list. Otherwise, fun trivia to know.

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