Friday, April 3, 2009

Friday Facts

1. The average American today gets 20% less sleep than the average American did 100 years ago.
2. Japan reportedly has far fewer flush toilets than any other modern industrialized nation.
3. Q: What's the most popular amusement park on Earth? A: Tokyo Disneyland.
4. A male spider's reproductive organ in located at the end of his legs.
5. 40% of American's take music lessons at some point in their lives; 7% take acting lessons.
6. In Boise, Idaho's 1985 mayoral election, Mr. Potatohead received four write-in votes.
7. 90% of Hallmark cards are purchases by women.
8. Blood ties: 25% of all murder victims are killed by a relative.
9. In 1658 the Virginia legislature passed a law outlawing lawyers.
10. Three U.S. towns are named Santa Claus.

12 comments:

Nooter said...

re #6: and he narrowly lost in the following runoff election

moooooog35 said...

20% less sleep?!

I'd comment here, but I'm fucking exhausted.

the Fit Dad said...

I have to be in the 10% category of dudes who buy cards because my wife loves receiving them. Personally I hate the damn things and think they're a waste of money.

Why ladies? Why?

C.B. Jones said...

*crosses fingers and wishes for the next Godzilla movie to take place in Tokyo Disney*

Da Old Man said...

I'm all for outlawing lawyers.

Shawn said...

There's some kind of funny connection to be made between #2 and #3, but I'll have to leave it for another, cleverer commenter.

Me-Me King said...

So, a spider has 8 legs - no fucking wonder the Black Widow eats her mate!

Jormengrund said...

Some people wonder why spiders look like they're walking so "dainty"..

You'd walk that way too if you had your nuts stuck to the bottom of your feet!

Quirkyloon said...

No. 1 the less sleep? That's cuz they didn't have the internet 100 years ago! Now we stay up all hours to blog and surf and chat!

Ha!

I love it!

Scandalous Housewife said...

Women and the cards? I thought men were all about the effin card! Last minute, of course...

Frogs in my formula said...

90%??????

90%????

I've lost all hope in the male species.

Cher said...

Just found you via EntreCard, love the list! I love the Mr. Potato Head vote!