False Facts 2

To combat global warming, the United States government is suggesting that when Daylight Savings time ends, Americans set the clocks and thermometers back.

90% of the Chuck Norris jokes you see around were written by Chuck Norris. (thanks to Eric Snyder)

The lead role for the movie "Gandhi" originally was offered to Burt Reynolds.

If you notify the flight attendant that it's your birthday, most airlines will let you exit the plane on the inflatable slide.

Rome wasn't built in a day, although the contractor told them it would be.

The Don Corleone role in the movie "The Godfather" originally was going to be played by Andy Dick.

Square bologna (to fit properly on square bread) has failed each time that Oscar Mayer has test-marketed it.

Round bread (to fit properly with round bologna) has succeeded each time it has been test-marketed, but the difficulty and expense in baking a round loaf of bread makes it unprofitable for bakeries.

More Americans choke to death on bathmats than die in auto accidents.

The "UL" designation (popular in the late 20th century, but not widely used now) was purchased by Consumer Reports in 1995.

When eaten, long vegetables (such as carrots, celery, etc.) that have been sliced lengthwise have double the vitamins absorbed by the body.

Although the publisher Scholastic Books expected more, the last Harry Potter book sold only 320 copies on the first day of sales.

Broadway's Nathan Lane actually lives on Nathan Lane in East Hampton, New York.

Electronics merchant Radio Shack may have to change its name because of a pending lawsuit from Shaquille O'Neal.

Vice President Dick Cheney had electrolysis in 2007 to remove his eyebrows. The ones you see now are tattooed on.

President George W. Bush locked himself out of the Oval Office fifteen times in his presidency.

Mr. T makes his own jewelry. (thanks to Eric Snyder)



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