If you were to take a taxicab from New York City to Los Angeles, it would cost you $8,325.
A poem written to celebrate a wedding is called a epithalamium.
Australian soldiers used the song “We’re Off to See the Wizard” as a marching song in WWII.
Four men in the history of boxing have been knocked out in the first eleven seconds of the first round.
Happy as a clam is from the expression happy as a clam at high tide. Clams are only harvested when the tide is out.
All totalled, the sunlight that strikes Earth at any given moment weighs as much as an ocean liner.
A snail takes 33 hours to crawl one mile.
A rhinoceros’ horn is made of compacted hair.
A shrimp’s heart is in its head.
A skunk’s smell can be detected by a human a mile away.
The most sensitive cluster of nerves is at the base of the spine.
The surface of the Earth is about 60% water and 10% ice.
More people are afraid of spiders than death. Amazingly, few people are afraid of Champagne corks even though you are more likely to be killed by one than by a spider.
”Judge Judy” has a $25,000,000 salary, while Supreme Court Justice Ginsberg has a $190,100 salary.
The ZIP in “ZIP code” means Zoning Improvement Plan.
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