Some Funny But True Facts

Some Funny But True Facts

Nov 01

Funny factsLife is full of surprises, and sometimes we come across things that sound so absurd or hilarious that we can’t help but wonder if they’re true. I decided to delve into some of these oddities to find out which ones hold up to scrutiny. Here are some funny but true facts:

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  • A group of crows is called a murder.
  • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
  • The Pony Express had no ponies – only horses.
  • There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with purple, orange, or month.
  • “Underground” is the only word in the English language that begins and ends with the letters “und.”
  • The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds!
  • In West Virginia, it is illegal to taunt anyone who does not agree to a duel.
  • There’s a bestselling book titled “Everything Men Want to Know about Women” that contains 128 blank pages.
  • A high school once played Justin Bieber’s “Baby” as a fundraiser, raising $1000 in three days because students had to pay to stop it.
  • It’s impossible to lick your elbow.
  • In the 1990s, Taco Bell’s slogan was “Make a Run for the Border.”
  • In France, it is legal to marry a dead person.
  • Nokia was once famous for manufacturing toilet paper.
  • Over 75% of people reading this will try to lick their elbow.
  • There are over 300 superheroes currently registered in the United States.
  • The University of Florida has an emergency plan for a sudden zombie attack.
  • In Ancient Greece, throwing an apple at a woman was considered a marriage proposal.
  • In Canada, the University of Victoria offers a course in the science of Batman.
  • A woman in California filed a lawsuit against McDonald’s and her ex-husband, claiming they turned her into a prostitute.
  • A woman in Florida named Linda Ducharme married a fairground ferris wheel named Bruce.
  • The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows because it was fashionable in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.
  • A woman set fire to her roommate for throwing out her spaghetti dinner.
  • A woman in Florida was arrested after stabbing her boyfriend, reportedly to protect her pet turtle.
  • A man was arrested after calling 911 three times to ask a dispatcher on a date.

Hope you had as much fun enjoying this funny little tidbits as much as I did in finding them to share with you!

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