Tuesday, August 9, 2011

USELESS INFO TUESDAY (Actually on the correct day!)

~  A dragonfly can fly about 36 miles per hour.

~  A grape is about 80% water; a raisin, about 15%.

~  Actress-director-producer Sofia Coppola, daughter of director Francis Ford Coppola, made her first screen appearance as the baby boy being christened in the famous baptism scene in "The Godfather."  She was 3 weeks old when the scene was shot.

~  Oklahoma is the state with the most man-made lakes.  It has more than 200 - created by building dams across streams.  Its only natural lakes are shallow playas and oxbows.  (Next week:  What are playas and oxbows?)

I really know I shouldn't but I couldn't help it...

~  An ultracrepidarian is a person who voices opinions beyond his or her scope of knowledge.

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