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Dartanion 02-27-2009 12:21 AM

Interesting, strange, funny, and wierd facts!
 
Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969!

In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!

There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo!

Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!

Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!

The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card!

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifThere are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifThere is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight inhabitants!
http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifEvery day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500!

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifThe most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifTablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifTourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifOne car out of every 230 made was stolen last year!
http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifSkepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing!

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifOne ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifIt's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!

Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!

Clinophobia is the fear of beds!

Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifThe sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifThe only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"!

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifThe longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!

Dartanion 02-27-2009 12:24 AM

In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.

In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760.

Alaska law says that you can't look at a moose from an airplane.

In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.

In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.

It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifIn Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven with the steering wheel.

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifCalifornia law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat.

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifIn Memphis, Tennessee, a woman is not to drive a car unless a man warns approaching motorists or pedestrians by walking in front of the car that is being driven.

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifIn Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifIn New York, it is against the law for a blind person to drive an automobile.

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifIn West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage.

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifIn Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front.

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifA barber is not to advertise prices in the State of Georgia.

http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifIn Louisiana, a bill was introduced years ago in the State House of Representatives that fixed a ceiling on haircuts for bald men of 25 cents.

http://www.strangefacts.com/a.gifIn Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.

CrazyChester 02-27-2009 02:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dartanion (Post 260480)


http://www.strangefacts.com/b.gifIn Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.



Why would you be driving the car while asleep anyway?

Dartanion 02-28-2009 01:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CrazyChester (Post 260496)
Why would you be driving the car while asleep anyway?

Yeah some of those are just.... huh?!:? kind of like the it's against the law to committe suicide. I would love to know how they jail up someone who has committed suicide.

Vidaloco 02-28-2009 01:15 PM

It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.
I wonder if this is because in Kansas we pronounce it R-Kansas :lol: took me awhile to get used to that one when I moved here.

girl_on_black_pony 03-01-2009 02:10 PM

In oklahoma no team can hit a ball over the fence....?
Um, I guess lots of teams break the law here ?
:/

CrazyChester 03-01-2009 04:39 PM

In Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven with the steering wheel.


LOL!!

Dartanion 03-01-2009 05:34 PM

some of these are crazy. Just like a friend of mine found a form (i forget where) that you can fill out and send to the gov't when you have nothing to report. Lol sometimes I wonder.

CrazyChester 03-01-2009 05:57 PM

I found these, there Australian though I'm pretty sure some of them are not real.

A life sentence is 25 years.
Children may not purchase cigarettes, but they may smoke them.
You may never leave your car keys in an unattended vehicle.
It is illegal to roam the streets wearing black clothes, felt shoes and black shoe polish on your face as these items are the tools of a cat burgular.
It is illegal to walk on the right hand side of a footpath.
Under Australian Communications Authority (ACA) regulations, a modem can’t pick up on the first ring.
Bars are required to stable, water and feed the horses of their patrons.
The legal age for straight sex is 16, unless the person is in the care/custody of the older person, in which case it is 18.
Only licensed electricians may change a light bulb.
It is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday Sunday.
You must have a neck to knee swimsuit in order to swim at Brighton Beach.
Until the Port Arthur Killings it was legal to own an AK-47 but illegal to be gay.
Lawmakers are proposing a new law that will not allow anyone to come closer than 100 meters from a dead whale’s carcass.
It is illegal to drive straight into your driveway, you’re meant to reverse in and drive out straight.

Kiki 03-18-2009 02:30 AM

Dearie me....here are two horsey ones I know
In Queensland, where I live, it is illegal to not have a hitching post outside pubs.
In Oregan, USA a lawyer may take possesion of a clients horse if he is unable to pay in money.


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