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Monday, 9 November 2009

10 Things

  1. Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."
  2. Bubblegum is banned in Singapore.
  3. Alexander Graham Bell never called his mother.
  4. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
  5. The first owner of the Marlboro cigarette Company died of lung cancer.
  6. Scientists in Australia's Parkes Observatory thought they had positive proof of alien life, when they began picking up radio-waves from space. However, after investigation, the radio emissions weretraced to a microwave in the building.
  7. Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturi pukakpikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu is the name of a New Zealand hill.
  8. An average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.
  9. If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
  10. According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.


carrie said...

you are funny, jordie! the reason nothing in capitalized, is because i am typing with one hand--the other one is busy. ;)

Helen said...

I tried to say (that hill in New Zealand) but went to sleep half way through......

Jordan said...

That okay, I could only get one/fourth of a way through...