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Monday, 18 April 2011

Shit you didn't know you needed to know

This is the kind of shit that you don't really need to know, but I thought I'd tell you anyway.

Squirrels can climb trees faster than they can run on the ground.

Squirrels cannot carry or contract the rabies virus.

The only three US President who have faced impeachment all have names that are euphemisms for penis - Dick Nixon, Willie Clinton and Andrew Johnson.

George Washington grew marijuana in his garden.

Adolf Hitler was the Times Magazine's Man of the Year in 1938

Thomas Edison once saved a boy from the path of a locomotive.

Sigmund Freud had a fear of ferns.

Napolean Bonaparte was terrified of cats.

Ben Franklin wanted the turkey not the eagle to be the US mascot.

Judy Garland's real name was Francis Gumm

Andy Garcia was a Siamese or conjoined twin.

Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button.

Charley Chaplin once won third prize in a Charley Chaplin lookalike contest.

1 comment:

71Texasgrad said...

Marijuana is a form of hemp. George Washington and many others grew the non-smokable hemp pant. Hemp was used for rope and paper among other items. The Declaration of Independence is printed on hemp paper.