Thursday, February 25, 2010

The ultimate drive by!!

10 things you didn't know.

1. The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.

2. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle.

3. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

4. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

5. my real name is not oilcan

6. During the chariot scene in "Ben Hur," a small red car can be seen in the distance (and Heston’s wearing a watch).

7. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily. This explains my current situation.

8. The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.

9. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple and silver.

10. Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.

11. just a freebe, my knee hurts but is feeling better everyday