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Thursday, October 10, 2013

U is for . . . .

Coca-cola was originally green.

Polar bears are left-handed.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

An ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

Karaoke means 'empty orchestra' in Japanese.

The two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are named Patience and Fortitude.They were named by then-mayor Fiorello LaGuardia.

The Kind of hearts is the only king without a moustache.

Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th 

The name Wendy was made up for the book Peter Pan.  Lorna Doone was also created for the book of the same name.
 The length of you forearm is the same as the size of you foot.
Being ignored causes the same chemical reaction in the brain as experiencing a physical injury 


This week's letter U is brought to you by 'useless information'.  Those multiple bits of utterly random trivia that everyone seems to have unlimited supply of.  Useless? Yes. Un interesting? No.

Do you have a bit of useless information you would like to share?

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  1. Had fun reading your 'useless information'. Another useless piece of polar bear information - the skin under their fur is black (evidently!). Thanks for the chance to visit through Alphabe-Thursday.

  2. What a delightful fun post for ''U' ~ happy weekend to you ~ carol ^_^

  3. Hmmm, I didn't know ants have their own bars! How else would they become intoxicated?!!

  4. I've always heard that about the length of the forearm and size of the foot being that same, but my foot is smaller. This was a fun list to read!


  5. useless but fun to read, though I'll probably forget about it.

    have a great day.

  6. Useless? I think not!
    I now know why I hate being ignored! That's valuable!

  7. I have always found useless information to be quite entertaining...

    Thanks for linking to the letter "U" - Unique post!