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In the 1400’s a law was set forth that a man was not allowed to beathis wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have “therule of thumb”.Many years ago in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled”Gentlemen Only…Ladies Forbidden”…and thus the word GOLF enteredinto the English language .The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV was Fredand Wilma FlintstoneEvery day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury .Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.Coca-Cola was originally green .It is impossible to lick your elbow.The average number of people airborne over the US any given hour:61,000Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair .The first novel ever written on a typewriter: Tom SawyerEach king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king in history:Spades – King DavidHearts – CharlemagneClubs -Alexander, the GreatDiamonds – Julius Caesar111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs inthe air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg inthe air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. Ifthe horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of naturalcauses.Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go untilyou would find the letter “A”?A. One thousandQ. What do bullet-proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, andlaser printers all have in common?A. All invented by women.Q. What is the only food that doesn’t spoil?A. HoneyIn Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes.When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bedfirmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase……… “goodnight, sleep tight.”It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for amonth after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-lawwith all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and becausetheir calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month,which we know today as the honeymoon.In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts… So in oldEngland, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them”Mind your pints and quarts, and settle down.” It’s where we get thephrase “mind your P’s and Q’s”Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into therim, or handle, of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, theyused the whistle to get some service. “Wet your whistle” is the phraseinspired by this practice.Don’t delete this just because it looks weird. Believe it or not, youcan read it……….I cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulaclty uesdnatnrd waht I was rdgnieg.The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid aoccdrnig to rscheearch atCmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn’t mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in awrod are, the olny iprmoatnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer bein the rghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses and you can sitll raedit wouthit a porbelm Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed erveylteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.Amazing huh?~~~~~~~~~~~AND FINALLY~~~~~~~~~~~~At least 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow