False Facts #4
These sure sound good, but they're not true.
One-third of explorers who've visited both the North and South Poles developed bipolar disorder.
Teddy Roosevelt was an avid hunter. On one safari, he bagged 16 Avids.
It is physically impossible to do an impression of Rich Little.
The Q-Tip was developed after serious design flaws were found in both the O-Tip and the P-Tip.
22% of Americans say that if it were legal, they might try cannibalism.
Elastic in underwear will last twice as long if you refrigerate your underwear after washing.
Mr. Rogers was a sniper in the Vietnam war.
Before Charles DeGaulle was the French President, he was a bounty hunter. (thanks to Eric Snyder)
Shania Twain is Mark Twain's great-granddaughter. (thanks to Eric Snyder)
Shishkabobs were invented when a Turkish mathematician tried to make an abacus out of meat.
The most common street name in America is 13th Street.
Rachael Ray is a convicted felon.
In a 1996 phone book, AT&T accidentally listed a Pizza Hut in Iowa with the phone number of a funeral home in Dallas, Texas.
All pencils are painted with a bitter-tasting white primer before the top color coat goes on. This is why the bite marks always are distasteful and are white.
In 2004, Former President George H. W. Bush voted for John Kerry.
All Costco locations are closed each July 1 for inventory.
In addition to Post Offices and Immigration Offices, you can renew a passport at Denny's.
In late 2012, Earth and Mars will be in an encounter that will culminate in the closest approach between the two planets in recorded history. Mars will look as large as the full moon to the naked eye.
The only electrical equipment the Amish are allowed to use is a Panini press.
Thomas the Tank Engine has inspired County Cork in Ireland to decorate all their locomotives with faces.
The least popular song to make love to: Taps.
Osama Bin Laden has ordered fleece jackets with the Al Qaeda logo.
Nolan Ryan once threw a fastball so hard it killed both the catcher and the umpire.
No one named Tony has ever won a Tony Award.
In the early 1950s, Philip Morris spent millions of dollars trying to teach dogs to smoke.
In 1987, baseball Hall of Famer George Brett was thrown out of a game for wearing argyle socks.
Like George W. Bush, in college, Saddam Hussein was a cheerleader.
Nutritionally speaking, bananas are a wonderful source of banana peels.
Pat Sajak can't read.
As of April 1st, 2007, only 4 Segway scooters have ever been sold.
The CNN Christmas party is held at Denny's.
The average American adult weighs 250 pounds.
The original Fruit of the Loom logo included a turkey leg.
Due to a clerical error, from 1931 to 1932 Delaware had a dog for Governor.
The most common liquid confiscated by airport security is honey mustard.
Tom Selleck is a part owner of a bakery in Hawaii called "Magnum PIe".
Two original members of the musical group "Three Dog Night" died after eating tainted pet food.
Fidel Castro once hosted "Saturday Night Live".
Officially, if you say "Have a nice day" to someone after 5 PM, it refers to the next day.
Christopher Columbus actually had four ships: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria and "Life's a Beach".
No one in Canada has a birthday on March 16th.