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Useless Friday Info

It’s been a while, but now it’s time to get back into the groove.

Here is this week’s edition of Useless Friday Info.

The word “samba” means “to rub navels together”.

If you’ve lost your bathtub plug, use a golf ball as a substitute.  It stays in place and rolls back if dislodged.

Use a wide candle as a pincushion.  The wax helps pins and needles slide in and out of the fabric more easily.

The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.

A camel’s hump stores fat that the camel uses for energy when food is scarce….not water.

40% of all people snoop in your medicine cabinet at a party.

A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6mg of caffeine.

The very first item sold on eBay was a broken laser pointer for $14.83.

There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.

Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.

It’s that time!

Give a holla’ to the kids and gather them around the computer on this cold fall morning for another dose of Randy’s “Useless Friday Info”.

This is just what Grandma meant we she said, “It’s good for the soul” or was that sole?”  Who knows?

Here is this weeks edition “hot off the press”:

“There are about 3,000 hot dog vendors in metropolitan New York”

“An average elephant sleeps 2 hours a night”

“Mother Theresa said. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them”

“Donald Ducks middle name is Fauntleroy”

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

“The word “samba” means “to rub navels together”

“A jiff is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second”

“Hershey’s kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt”

“The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were Fred and Wilma Flintsone”

“Coca Cola was originally green”

“Most land filled trash retains its original weight, volume, and form for 40 years”

“The first-known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by the Egyptians in 2000 B.C”

“The Miss America contest was created in Atlantic City in 1921 with the purpose of extending the tourist season beyond Labor Day”