Tuesday, January 30, 2007

STRANGE BUT TRUE

  • Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.
  • Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than the entire Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
  • The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
  • Look at your zipper. See the initials YKK? It stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the world's largest zipper manufacturer.
  • There are more chickens than people in the world.
  • China has more English speakers than the United States.
  • According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.
  • The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that they start with.
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.

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