Amazing and True

Saturday, July 12, 2008
# During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance ..
# Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister.
# Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system; a few ounces will kill a small sized dog.
# Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into the shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to explode.
# Most lipstick contains fish scales.
# Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
# Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.
# Upper and lower case letters are named 'upper' and 'lower' because in the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters, the upper case' letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored the smaller, 'lower case' letters.
# Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
# Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
# There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.
# The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan, there was never a recorded Wendy before!
# There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple and silver!


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