Top 10 Useless Trivia

Did you know…

10. It takes 3,000 cows to supply the NFL with enough leather for a year’s supply of footballs.

9. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple. 8.The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Baseball All-Star Game.

7. A long time ago, Clans who wanted to get rid of unwanted people without killing them, would burn their houses down — hence the expression “to get fired.”

6. The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the “American Pie.” (Thus the name of the Don McLean song.)

5. Hershey’s Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it’s kissing the conveyor belt.

4. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

3. The reason firehouses have circular stairways is from the old days when the engines were pulled by horses. The horses were stabled on the ground floor and figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

2. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

1. If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.


7 responses to “Top 10 Useless Trivia

  1. I’ll have to try the champagne thing.

  2. I’m going to kidnap the Aflac duck, take him to the Grand Canyon and see if this is an urban myth.

  3. What Hammer said. I just GOTTA check that out.

  4. Hammer, I’m going to have to try that too…sounds interesting.

    Jeeo that kind of useless trivia coming, Goldbloom. I love that kind of stuff 🙂

  5. Ummm…that was Keep (not Jeeo)….I had a moment of insane and unsupervised typing there…

  6. Learn something new everyday!

  7. I’m not believing the firehouse thing…why would a horse walk upstairs? Off to try the champagne thing, if nothing else, I’ll drink it, eat the raison and have a lovelier morning.

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