Things that I have found quite interesting

This category will hopefully provide a home for a wide variety of items. When I left school for college, my headmistress wrote:'She has been  involved in many aspects of school life:

it will be interesting to see which of these she eventually decides to develop'. I did not feel she meant to pay me a compliment!

Interesting facts

These are from'Boyd's Curiosity Shop', acquired in a Charity Shop.

There are some construction sites in Alaska where oil company crews drill holes in the frozen ground,set pilings in them,then pour in a sand-and-water slurry that freezes solid. This holds the pilngs in place as solidly as concrete.....

During the days of Prohibition in the USA, women could buy shoes with phials in the high heels which could hold a shot of liquor for emergencies.

Most people put their left sock on first.

The quickest way to get to the back of a church is to walk in the front door.

Bullfrogs croak with their mouths closed.

Starfish don't have brains.

Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, is heated entirely by water from hot springs.

Your 'funny bone' has that name from the HUMERUS,a bone in your upper arm. Ouch!

If you see the lightning, be glad- it missed you!

Every time you say something, your blood pressure goes up. (No wonder my blood pressure is so high!)

Bees won't fly in the rain.

You are 7 times more likely to be struck by lightning than to win the Lottery. And you are also more likely to die before the results are out than to win!

Whatever day of the week the new year begins on,-Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday etc.- . that year will have 53 of those days altogether.

Mankind makes up only 0.000,000,000,000,000,000,00013 percent of the population of the world.

In the past, when men wore woollen wigs,muggers would pull the wigs down over their victims' faces so they could not see. Hence the saying:"Pull the wool over his eyes".

The Russian name for Sunday means "Resurrection".

It takes three feet of sugar cane to make a lump of sugar.

The word for an afternoon performance of a play in England is 'Matinee',which means 'morning' in France!

Monkeys have no feet. Technically, they are classified as 'four-handed'.

In Nigeria the commonest cause of power cuts is the giraffe-usually knowing enough to duck under electric lines, but forgetful when spooked.