Tuesday, December 6, 2011


~  French born wrestler Andre the Giant fought under the name Monster Eiffel Tower early in his career.

~  The Kansas City Chiefs holds the National Football League record for most yard penalized in a single season with 1,304 penalty yards in 1998.

~  Crocodiles swallow stones to help themselves dive deeper and remain submerged longer.  It also aids in digestion.

~  The popular 1969 buddy movie "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" ends with the understatement, "For a minute, I thought we were in trouble."  The words were spoken by Cassidy (Newman).

~  The minimum size set for holes in U.S. manufactured Grade A Swiss cheese is 3/8 inch.  The maximum is 13/16 inch.  The voluntary standards were set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2001.  Previously the holes, or eyes, had to be larger - between 11/16 and 13/16.

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