Thursday, February 14, 2008

Thursday Thirteen #7


Thirteen Things You Might Not Have Known


1. Americans eat so much Cool Whip in one year that they could almost fill the Grand Canyon.
2. Men are 3 times more likely to pass out in the dentist's office than women.
3. $1.7 million is spent each year on worms at Disney's Animal Kingdom to feed the animals.
4. New research show all you need to kiss passionately for 30 minutes to get relief from hayfever.
5. You could cut your risk of cold & flu by 30% if you can have peanut butter with breakfast.
6. 14% of single people say they'd continue dating someone they didn't like, just so they could spend more time with that person's pet.
7. Copy machine paper is the office supply that gets stolen the most from the workplace.
8. More than 24 million songs were dowmloaded last year.
9. Just by chewing gum you can increase your short and long term memory by over a third.
10. Since January, 2004 there have been more e-mails created each day than there are people on Earth.
11. Restaurant is the most misspelled word in online search engines is this.
12. Over half of all home buyers drive by their old house within 4 weeks of moving to their new house.
13. 3.2 million married couple don't live together.


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22 comments:

Harris Channing said...

Really cool stats! Happy Valentines Day to those 3.2 married couples that don't live together, huh?

~Harris.

AJ Chase said...

OMg about the cool whip. Wow, that's just gross.

Teachin' this mommy new tricks! said...

Crazy list. loved it!

MamaArcher said...

that is a lot of cool whip!!!

Becca said...

I LOVE your list! Thanks for stopping by and visiting mine as well. I'm glad to say I try not to contribute to the cool whip statistic...

H said...

Happy Valentine's Day!!
Helene

Laura said...

Great list! I love trivia! Happy T-13!

Sandy C. said...

WOW! I love this :) What a great excuse to make out, chew gum and eat peanut butter ;)

I added myself to your map!

Happy Valentine's Day :)

Kimberly said...

Interesting, though I'm a little alarmed about the Cool Whip. ;-)

My boss and her husband don't live together due to job locations. They alternate weekends driving to see each other (about 4 hrs away).

Nissa - said...

Wow! I so didn't know many of those! I'm telling my hubby about #4! I have year round allergies! :)

Reynie said...

i stink up that restaurant one all the time! or is it restuarnt? or resturant? hmmm, now i got myself confused.

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Wow, some really cool information. No pun intended with the Cool Whip either. That amazed me. Also all the married people that don't live together. Have a great TT and Valentine's Day. :)

Kelley at Aroma of Joy said...

I LOVE that kind of trivia!! Thanks for your visit to my blog and your sweet comments!

~~Kelley

Toni said...

great list... crazy stuff!

Tasina said...

What an interesting list. I wish I knew why for some of them.

MondaythroughSunday said...

I need to buy some more gum! LOL Happy Valentine's Day!

Angie said...

What fun factoids! I love reading stuff like that!

Reiza said...

I love this kind of stuff. Thanks for helping me add to my collection of random knowledge. :-)

Great TT.

mrsdrinky said...

Those are some really cool facts, I like the one about men at the dentist. Happy TT!

chanpheng said...

Crazy list, especially about Cool Whip.

Hey it's Amy Shipp said...

Gee sorry, I tried to add my link to your list & got it wrong both times... how embarrasing! I really like your list!!

Wendy/tye said...

We eat the cool whip right out of the can. lol
We bad.:D