• Fun Fact Friday: 8/5/2011

    It’s that time of week again when I dig to find the most interesting and fun facts for you to enjoy. Are you ready? Here we go!

    1. On an average work day, a typist’s fingers travel 12.6 miles.
    2. To “testify” was based on men in the Roman court swearing to a statement made by swearing on their testicles.
    3. Kleenex tissues were originally used as filters in gas masks.
    4. In the Caribbean there are oysters that can climb trees.
    5. Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
    6. The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
    7. Al Gore’s roommate in college (Harvard, class of 1969) was Tommy Lee Jones.
    8. Nearly one third of New York City public school teachers send their own children to private schools.
    9. There is a Starbucks in Myungdong, South Korea that is five stories tall.
    10. Toto was paid $125 per week while filming the “Wizard of Oz”.
    Now it is your turn. Which fact did you find most fun or interesting? Let me know in a comment below.
    Happy Friday!
    ~ Jason Houck

2 Responsesso far.

  1. Heather says:

    6. I remember about 4 of those 1,460 average dreams 🙂

  2. 9. I wanna cover every square inch of it!

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