Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Useless Info Tuesday

~ There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.

~ The citrus soda 7-Up was created in 1929; "7" was selected because the original containers were seven ounces. "Up" indicated the direction of the bubbles.

~ Fidel Castro was a star baseball player for the University of Havana in the 1940's.

~ The oldest word in the English language is "town."

~ The ball on the top of a flagpole is called the truck.

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