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14 Apr
Further Suspicious Facts - Annotated

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 14 Apr 99 11:46:40 -0700
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Subject: Further Suspicious Facts - Annotated

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Our Legal Correspondent has passed along the following tidbits of
information.  You may make your own assumptions about the commentary.

The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night.
: My girlfriend says this is because men will pick up and eat things from
: a dark tabletop, counter, floor, etc.  According to her, the true average
: is more 15 for men and 1 for women.

The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896.
Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
: The French immediately hired Zanzibar's generals as trainers.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
: See? If they keep missing the foreplay, it's their own damn fault.

If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would
never end because of the rate of reproduction.
: I want to see how they keep reproducing while they're walking in this
: big line.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
: Is anyone really surprised by this?

If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced
to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
: According to my girlfriend, I'm about halfway there.

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
: Linda Tripp's husbands might beg to differ.

A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
: That's why, during the French Revolution, lawyers were always shot instead
: of being guillotined.

The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its
body.  The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.
: It's different with humans.  In humans, the female rips off the male's
: head for even suggesting sex.

Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
: That's why they call them "prides."

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
: And pygmies are really grateful.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
: So's Bill Clinton's.

A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
: I left this one for you.  Insert your own comment here.
[Obviously the comment should be: What's time to a pig?  -psl]

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