Tuesday, May 18, 2010


~ LOST is the greatest TV show EVER!

~ The first nation in the world to elect a woman prime minister was Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka), in 1960. Her name was Sirimavo Bandaranaike.

~ There are 14 chemical elements on the periodic table that are represented by a single letter:
B Boron
C Carbon
F Fluorine
H Hydrogen
I Iodine
K Potassium (I never got this one)
N Nitrogen
O Oxygen
P Phosphorus
S Sulfur
U Uranium
V Vanadium
W Tungsten (what the hell is that)
Y Yttrium (ditto)

~ Helicopter parents are overanxious parents who hover over their children and monitor all aspects of their lives.

~ Four U.S. states are officially know as commonwealths: Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia

~ When baseball phenom Barry Bonds joined the San Francisco Giants in 1993 he wore a size 42 uniform. Ten years later the scandal-tainted (steroids) slugger was wearing a size 52. During this same time his shoe size increased from 10.5 to 13.

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