Useless facts. Share yours. No googling allowed.

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SeasickSteveIsMyBoyfriend Sun 05-Jun-11 12:57:16

Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

Its illegal for a woman to eat chocolate on a bus.

111,111 x 111,111 = 12345654321

SeasickSteveIsMyBoyfriend Sun 05-Jun-11 14:30:45

Seasick, thanks for that highly entertaining link! I'm not far from Hereford, so will be off to shoot Welsh men in the Cathedral - but not today, being a Sunday. Oh, and I'll need to purchase and learn to use a longbow

haha! Anytime. smile

5inthebed Sun 05-Jun-11 14:32:30

You burn more calories faking an orgasm than having a real one.

SeasickSteveIsMyBoyfriend Sun 05-Jun-11 14:35:58

Where do you buy glycerin from?

5inthebed Sun 05-Jun-11 14:39:13

Cake shops? It's used in cake making.

SaltNSauce Sun 05-Jun-11 14:39:34

Is Playdoh flammable then?

SeasickSteveIsMyBoyfriend Sun 05-Jun-11 14:39:50

Hahaha! I was thinking DIY shops. grin

garlicbutter Sun 05-Jun-11 14:39:51

Cheaper at the chemist, they keep it with the sore throat stuff.

loopylou6 Sun 05-Jun-11 14:40:06

An erect penis is the same length as the very start of the hand to the tip of his middle finger.

amberleaf Sun 05-Jun-11 14:41:31

SarahStratton

Think ive found it? im assuming the yellow one is the right one?

www.supplementsolutions.co.uk/store/effol-hoof-ointment.html

A Sea Dart surface-to-air missile has a range of approximately 80km and costs around £1m to fire.

If you put fresh kiwi or pineapple in a jelly, it will not set - due to an enzyme in the fruit that breaks down protein in the gelatine.

England fast bowler Chris Tremlett is 6' 8" tall.

AuntieMonica Sun 05-Jun-11 14:47:18

McCaws are left handed, they will invariably reach for a tit-bit with their left claw.

Cooked cheese is of higher calorific value than un-cooked.

Rats also cannot vomit (as well as horses)

CoffeeDodger Sun 05-Jun-11 14:51:44

I am a font of useless facts, but do you think i can recall any right now?

Acekicker Sun 05-Jun-11 14:55:21

The guy who had to stay in the command module while Neil Amstrong and Buzz Aldrin bounced about making history was called Michael Collins.

I am on a one woman mission to make sure this guy gets mentioned whenever there is an opportunity. I feel bad that history has already pretty much forgotton about him (if he ever even really registered).

doofenshmirtz Sun 05-Jun-11 14:56:12

Me too Coffee. I'm playing by the rules and not googling. Nothing is springing to mind though.

faverolles Sun 05-Jun-11 15:11:29

I have just successfully weed whilst clenching my teeth. Am I super-talented?

Tortoiseshell cats are female.

garlicbutter Sun 05-Jun-11 15:13:47

One in ten cats are ginger, and one in four ginger cats are female. I only know this because I've got one of the female ones. I thought she must be a tom!

Bucharest Sun 05-Jun-11 15:15:44

Faverollesgrin do you have to tuck your pelvic floor into your shoes?

If not, then yes,you must be indeed super-talented. Or a man.

Bucharest Sun 05-Jun-11 15:16:48

(the thing I read said teeth clenching was connected to firm pelvic floors. In case anyone was wondering about the connection!)

sassyTHEFIRST Sun 05-Jun-11 15:19:46

1 in 4 children conceived in Western Europe during last 10 years was concieved in/on an Ikea bed

Only 0.3% of Britain's population can accurately reply "yes" to the phrase "Bob's your uncle"

Penguins are the only bird that swap sexual favours for things.. nesting materials, fish etc.

AuntieMonica Sun 05-Jun-11 15:21:47

Daffodils are poisonous

Narcissus flowers are edible

Rhubarb leaves are poisonous but the stalks (obviously) are not

faverolles Sun 05-Jun-11 15:22:02

blush not so proud of myself now! grin

86% of statistics are made up.

BatsInTheSnowglobe Sun 05-Jun-11 15:24:26

It is illegal to eat mince pies on Christmas day - then what's the point in mince pies! grin

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