River Wissey Lovell Fuller

Some Useless Facts!

February 2005

Somre more useless facts for your edification!

Did you know:

* That snails can sleep for three years without eating?

* The average adult spends 77 minutes a day eating?

* Margaret Thatcher ids Honorary Vice-President of Blackburn Rovers football club?

* In Florida it is illegal to sing in a public place while wearing a swimming costume?

* A BUCCULA is a little used term for a double chin?

* Fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than the space shuttle?

* Four percent of the food we eat will be eaten in front of a refrigerator with the door open?

* The can opener was invented 48 years after cans were introduced?

* Male hospital patients fall out of bed twice as often as female patients?

* The ant always falls over to its right side when intoxicated?

* It takes 17 facial muscles to smile and 42 to frown?

* An average 4 year old asks more than 400 questions a day?

* In a recent 5 year period 24 residents of Tokyo died while bowing to each other?

* MAGEIROCOPHOBIA is the intense fear of having to cook.

Extracted from the World's Greatest Book of Useless Information by Noel Botham

The Editor

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