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Chuck Berry’s Occupation

A fly’s tastebuds are in its feet.


Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin was the second manto walk on the lunar surface. His mother’s maiden was moon.


An alligator can swallow an eight pound chicken in one swallow.


Thge comic strip “Peanuts” was originally called Li’l Folks.


In 1944, Fidel Castro was Cuba’s best schoolboy athlete. He was once given a tryout by the Washington Senators baseball team.


Studies found out that most right handed people will scratch with their left hand and vice-versa.


Chuck Berry has a degree in cosmetology from Gibbs Beauty College.


Normal body temperature for a cat is 101.5 and a dog’s  is 101.


Bees flap their wings 300 times per second.


No U.S. president has been an only child.parrot


John Wayne had an 18 inch neck.


In Massachusetts, it  is against the law to drive while shaving.


Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.


A parrot’s vocabulary is usually no more than twenty words.


On average, each American will eat 286 eggs.

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Death By Mating

The average catepillar has sixteen legs.CATEPILLAR


When Joseph Gayette in 1857, he had his name printed on each sheet.


A woodpecker can peck 20 times per second.


When Shell Oil Co. first opened its doors it was a seashell novelty shop.


The geographical center of Ohoo is Delaware- a small town 25 miles north northeast of Columbus.


Thomas Paine, the author 0f “Common Sense” and the creator of the name “United States Of America” died in obscurity June 8, 1809. Only six people came to his funeral.


Leslie King was president of the United States. As a child, when his parents divorced his stepfather adopted him and was given a new name, Gerald Ford.


Laugh and you will burn 3 1/2 calories.


In the US, the average bride is 21 years old and the groom is 23 years old.


There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.


When asked to say a color, 3 out of 5 people will say “red”.


At 90 degree F below zero your breath will freeze and fall to the ground.


In 1915 a telephone call from New York to San Francisco cost $20.70 for the first 3 minutes.


Most people take an average of seven minutes to fall asleep.


England’s Queen Anne (1665-1714) outlived all of her seventeen children.


The tallest man in the world, Thomas Wadlow,  was 5′11″ tall.He died at 22 years old due to an infection caused by leg braces he needed to keep him on his feet.


Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the U.S., but technically it was 47. Until August 7, 1953, Congress forgot to vote on a resolution to admit Ohio to the union.


A squirrel can live up to nine years. Reduce several years if it lives near a street.


In 1885 the tallest building in the world was seven stories. It housed the Home Insurance Company of Chicago.


The female praying mantis devours her male partner while mating.


In ancient Rome, it was commonplace for a woman’s bath  to be filled with donkey milk and spiced with perfumed swan’s fat.

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Average Number

A hedgehog’s heart beats 190 times a minute on average and drops to only 20 beats per minute during hibernation.

An average beaver can cut down two hundred trees a year.Beaver

An average pig squeals at a range from 100 to 115 decibels.

An ear of corn averages 800 kernels in 16 rows.

Average calories burned daily by the sled dogs running in Alaska’s annual Iditarod race: 10,000.

Average length of a coat hanger when straightened: 44 inches.

Average number of eggs laid by the female American Oyster per year: 500 million. Usually only one oyster out of the bunch reaches maturity.

Average number of hummingbirds required to create the weight of 1 ounce: 18.

Average number of squirts from a cow’s udder needed to yield a gallon of milk : 345.

Cats average 16 hours of sleep a day, more than any other mammal.

During pregnancy, the average woman’s uterus expands up to five hundred times its normal size.

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