Sunday, November 10, 2013

Sunday Trivia

Sneezing may be a symptom of pregnancy. Expectant mothers often sneeze for no apparent reason.
Snoop Dogg's real name is Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr.

The typical pine cone is female.

The first World Wide Web search engine was called Wandex.

According to a recent study, 87% of women use scissors as their first throw when playing "Rock, Scissors, Paper."

"Anhedonia" is an inability to experience pleasure from normally pleasurable experiences.

For the average man, the typical ejaculation contains more than 80 million sperm.

Ancient Greeks believed wearing amethysts would help keep a person from becoming drunk.

The original Scrabble game didn't have a board. It was played with tiles only.

Alfred Hitchcock had a morbid fear of eggs (ovaphobia).

The risk of having an auto accident is about four times higher for drivers using cell phones (whether handheld or hands-free).

The U.S. has the highest dog population in the world. France has the second highest.

In a typical restaurant, customers get 27 cents worth of food for each dollar they spend.

In casinos, $50 bills are known as "frogs" and are considered by many to be bad luck.

During the ice age, there were six-foot tall "mammoth penguins."

Bubbles in champagne were seen by early wine makers as a highly undesirable defect, one that should be prevented.

"Typhlobasia" is the practice of closing one's eyes when kissing.

Just less than one quarter of the people in the world are vegetarians.

William Howard Taft was the first golfer to become President.

It is tradition in countries such as Venezuela and Peru to wear yellow underwear on New Year's Day for good luck throughout the coming year.


Phil said...

I had a girlfriend once who didn't close her eyes when we kissed and it was creepy as fuck.

Xenolith said...

Think how it must have been for her! Not to say some women might not find you attractive. A little. Maybe.

It also goes a long way to explaining why my wife closes HER eyes.....