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Friends tell me that if I wrote
a book about everything I know
it would be a very thin volume.
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This is everything I know
Cary Grant's real name was Archibald Leach
The 'CH' on the Montreal Canadiens' sweater stands for 'Club d'hockey.'
Those little stringy things you find in celery sticks are called 'vascular bundles.'
Rosebud was a sleigh.
When sound gets twice as loud, it only increases by 3dB.
There are 2 scoops of raisins in a package of Kellogg's Raisin Bran.
The right brain controls the left side of the body.
A wiener dog is actually called a Dachsund.
Money doesn't grow on trees.
The hypotenuse is the side opposite the right angle of a triangle.
Tony Curtis's real name is Bernie Schwartz.
Oprah spelled backwards is Harpo.
The lemmings were pushed.
The word 'Whisky' comes from the Gaelic 'Uisge Beatha' meaning 'The water of life.'
Nestle's makes the very best chocolate.
Istanbul used to be Constantinople.
Niagara Falls is one of the Natural Wonders of the World.
pi = 3.14159265358979323846264338327950 (and so much more...)
Yonge Street is the longest street in Canada.
David Bowie's real name is David Jones.
The Aird Report of 1929 was the Canadian government's first formal recognition of radio broadcasting.
The A above middle C has a frequency of 440 hertz... ish.
A cocktail of gin and vermouth is called a Gibson if it has an onion in it.
A cocktail of gin and vermouth is called a Martini if it has an olive in it.
You can substitute vodka for gin and still have a Martini or a Gibson.
Martinis and Gibsons can be shaken or stirred.
If John Lennon were alive, he'd be 59. But he's not.
Fah is the 4th note in the tonic scale.
Callisto, Ganymede, Europa and Io are all satellites of Jupiter.
Henry II was the first Plantagenet king.
i before e except after c, or when used as "ay" as in neighbour and weigh.
Windsor Ontario is farther south than several American states.
The word POSH is an acronym for Port Out Starboard Home.
There are over 200 strains of the common cold.
You can only get each strain of the cold virus once.
Fontanelles are the soft plates of bone on a baby's head.
The word "sinister" comes from the Latin
which means "left."
There ain't no cure for the summertime blues.
At one time, Kingston was the capital of Canada.
France's King Louis VI (1108-1137) was called Louis the Fat.
An airman used to refer to his life jacket as his "Mae West."
Omega is the last letter of the Greek alphabet.
If you mix blue and yellow, you get green.
Entomology is the study of insects while Etymology is the study of words.
A quince is a hard yellowy pear-shaped fruit.
According to Douglas Adams, 42 is the Answer to the Great Question of Life, the Universe and Everything.
Adobe means unburnt sun-dried brick.
A prime number has no integral factors except itself and 1.
Tsar Nicholas II and Pope John Paul II were both born on May 18th.
A hiatus hernia is a weakness in the diaphragm.
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