Thought it might be fun to review these facts, useless as they may be….
……you never know when you might be on Jeopardy and need to know……
Adults spend an average of 16 times as many hours selecting clothes (145.6 hours a year)
as they do on planning their retirement
Per capita, it is safer to live in New York City than it is to live in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
In 1996, Americans bought only 12 inches of dental floss per capita
In 1915, the average annual family income in the United States was $687 a year
In 1990 there were about 15,000 vacuum cleaner related accidents in the United States
Over 15 billion prizes have been given away in Cracker Jacks boxes
There are more telephones than people in Washington D.C.
Chocolate Manufacturers use 40 percent of the world’s almonds
More than a third of all adults hit their alarm clock’s “snooze” button each morning,
an average of three times before they get up.
Spaghetti is the favorite pasta shape, with 38 percent favoring it over other pasta shapes.
According to a major hotel chain, approximately the same numbers of men and women are locked out of their rooms.
32 percent are less than fully dressed.
Nearly 87 percent of the 103 people polled in 1977 were unable to identify correctly an unlabeled copy of
the Declaration of Independence.
Cold pizza is fairly popular. A survey found 15 percent actually prefer pizza this way.
By the end of the U.S. Civil War, 33 percent of all U.S. paper currency in circulation was counterfeit.
According to one U.S. study, about 25 percent of all adolescent and adult males never use deodorant.
Most humans can guess someone’s sex with 95 percent accuracy just by smelling their breath.
In 1995, each American used an annual average of 731 pounds of paper,
more than double the amount used in the 1980s.
Contrary to predictions that computers would displace paper, consumption is growing.
Oh ! These are hilarious and revealing. Wouldn’t want to be an armpit smeller. Loved chimp with floss. More people need to
Know about NYC safety record.
Thank you my beautiful Queen of Santa Baraba misplaced on the Eastern Coast.
I knew there was a reason why Good Husband does the vacuuming. It is just too dangerous for me or small kittens. Virginia
Rock Climbing and Vacuuming………..you married a good man!
One never knows when one of these facts will be useful when there is a lull in conversation! I am not surprised about our use of paper consumption growing. Thanks for the valuable facts!
How fun to think of a lull in conversation at a cocktail party and to bring up the use of deodorant….giggle……I am going to do it!
Excellent. I like useless facts AND cold pizza!
yes, it is so fun to bring up one of the useless facts in the middle of a political discussion/debate and totally derail the whole thing
Hmmm, very interesting, how many vacuum cleaner accidents?! I’m glad I haven’t got the armpit smelling job, yuk 😦
I know that picture is stinky!
Sexing by breath?
This is trivia with a difference!
Funny post, tinman!
Gotta keep it interesting! Never know when you might need this information.
Very useful facts indeed, but what is up with Pine Bluff, AR?
Amazing crime rates, just read this: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ar/pine-bluff/crime/#description
Sounds like the place not to be.