~ The average lead pencil can draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
~ Australia did not have any memebers of the cat family, hoofed animals, apes, or monkeys until they were imported into the country.
~ Halifax, Nova Scotia, has the largest number of bars per capita of anyplace in the world.
~ Experienced waitresses say that married men tip better than unmarried men.
~ To keep cool, ostriches urinate on their legs; it then evaporates like sweat.
~ The main library at Indiana University sinks more than an inch every year, because when it was built engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books.