Scotland’s national animal is a unicorn.
It takes 42 facial muscles to frown but only 17 muscles to smile.
An apple in the morning will keep you more awake than a cup of
Grocery stores in France are forbidden by law to throw away the food
they haven’t sold. They must donate unused edible food to charities or make
sure it gets processed into animal food or composted.
In 2005, a group of women from Kampala, Uganda who make their 1.20 USD per
day by breaking rocks into gravel, sent an impressive 900 USD to help the
victims of Hurricane Katrina.
The American football huddle was invented in 1892 by Paul Hubbard, a
quarterback from an all-deaf Gallaudet University, to stop the opposing team
from reading their signs.
The US Military buys copious amounts of “Liquid Ass” – a terribly smelling
fart spray – to train their emergency medics for the stink of the battlefield.
There is a village in England called Shitterton. The sign with the village
name was so popular among tourists that Shitterton finally had to put up a
1.5 ton stone with the village name inscribed into it to stop the constant
Funny town names:
Batman, Turkey (at one
point, they threatened to sue Warner Bros)
Boring, Oregon (became a twin city with Dull,
Cockburn Town, Turks and
Dicktown, New Jersey
Cut and Shoot, Texas
Faggot Hill, Massachusetts
Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania
Ireland (the village has no hospital)
England – not far from Twice Brewed, both in Northumbria
Rectum, the Netherlands
Six Mile Bottom, England
Te Puke, New Zealand
Three Cocks, Wales
Useless Loop, Australia
Vulcan, Alberta, Canada
Westward Ho!, UK