DIDN’T KNOW THAT LAST WEEK 15th January 2020
THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY
20 weird facts I didn’t know this time last week
1 In 1993, a group of medical researchers in Britain found that traffic accidents were 52 percent more likely to result in hospital-worthy injuries if they occurred on Friday the 13th than if they occurred on Friday the 6th.
2 Cherophobia is an irrational fear of fun or happiness.
3 Billy goats urinate on their own heads to smell more attractive to females.
4 Heart attacks are more likely to happen on a Monday.
5 The most common time for them to happen is between 4-10 a.m.
6 The top six foods that make you pass wind are beans, corn, bell peppers, cauliflower, cabbage and milk.
7 The average male gets bored of a shopping trip after 26 minutes.
8 Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are all banned in China.
9 A swarm of 20,000 bees followed a car for two days because their queen was stuck inside.
10 ABBA turned down 1 billion dollars to do a reunion tour.
11 Mike Tyson once offered a zoo attendant 10,000 dollars to let him fight a gorilla.
12 The 20th of March is Snowman Burning Day. This strange holiday was spawned by American and Swiss citizens to symbolize the end of the winter season.
13 Vincent van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime.
14 The average person walks the equivalent of five times around the world in their lifetime.
15 Michael Jackson offered to make a Harry Potter musical, but J.K. Rowling rejected the idea.
16 In 2011, more than 1 in 3 divorce filings in the U.S. contained the word “Facebook.”
17 In 1998, Sony accidentally sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people’s clothes.
18 During your lifetime, you will spend around thirty-eight days brushing your teeth.
19 The Queen’s handbag is a body language communication device. It is used by her to relay secret and silent messages to her staff. For example, if she is finished speaking to a guest she will move it from one arm to another and her aides will politely end the conversation, or if she wants to abruptly end a conversation she will put her bag on the ground.
20 Bees can fly higher than Mount Everest!
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY
Laugh every day – it’s like inner jogging. – Anon
Happiness is…not suffering from Cherophobia (See 2 Above)
GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY
Q: What has four legs but can’t walk A: A table
Love is…doing things together
©2020 Phil M Robinson