October Pointless Facts (Archived)

4 November 2008 at 8:10 pm (Pointless Facts Of the Day (Archives))


10/31: …………………………………… The electric chair was invented by a dentist?

10/30: …………………………………… Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are brother and sister?

10/29: …………………………………… Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with?

10/28: …………………………………… The mask used by Michael Myers in the original “Halloween” was a Captain Kirk mask painted white?

10/27: …………………………………… A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top?

10/26: …………………………………… 315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled?

10/25: …………………………………… Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a space suit damages it?

10/24: ………………………………….. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying!? (*never tested this one myself, so I dunno about all that!*)

10/23: …………………………………… A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it instantly go mad and sting itself to death?

10/21: …………………………………… The ‘spot’ on 7UP comes from its inventor, who had red eyes? He was albino.

10/20: …………………………………… Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants?

10/19: …………………………………… The dot over the letter i is called a “tittle” ?

10/05: …………………………………… On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day?

10/04: …………………………… The tip of a 2cm long hour-hand on a wristwatch travels at 0.00000275 mph?

10/03: …………………………………. The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache?

10/02: …………………………………. In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose?

10/01: …………………………………. Karoke means “empty orchestra” in Japanese?

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