Amazing and True

Tuesday, July 15, 2008
* The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache.
* The kiss that is given by the bride to the groom at the end of the wedding ceremony originates from the earliest times when the couple would actually make love for the first time under the eyes of half the village!
* The kissing under the missletoe tradition originated from the Druids.
* The kiwi has nostrils near the tip of its bill that allows it to sniff the ground for food.
* The Kiwi, national bird of New Zealand, can't fly. It lives in a hole in the ground, is almost blind, and lays only one egg each year. Despite this, it has survived for more than 70 million years.
* The Kwoma of New Guinea consider it proper for the girl to make sexual advances rather than the boy in order to help the men avoid upsetting the girl's parents.
* The largest amount of money you can have without having change for a dollar is $1.19 (3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies cannot be divided into a dollar).
* The largest animal ever seen alive was a 113.5 foot, 170-ton female blue whale.
* The largest antique ever sold is the London Bridge. It was sold and moved Lake Havasu City, AZ in 1971.
* The largest baseball card collection, 200,000 cards, is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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