|This is everything I know|
- In the 80's, Roy Bittan played on 2 songs titled "Tunnel of Love".
- Peterborough Ontario is named after Peter Robinson.
- Bob Gainey was a Peterborough Pete.
- SUVs SUCK.
- Anne Murray used to be the CIBC mascot.
- CBC Radio Toronto used to be called CBL 740.
- CJBC 1010 was the flagship station for the Dominion Network.
- Chocoholic mothers give birth to sugar-coated babies.
- A jigsaw is a kind of fretsaw.
- A circle is 360°.
- Before being a convicted criminal, Winona Ryder was a film star.
- Ontario's drinking age was 18 until 1978.
- The square root of 9 is 3.
- If three's a crowd but the third time is lucky, a group of three people is a lucky crowd.
- There are 365 days in a year and it only took us 3 1/2 years to get here... if you know what we mean.
- There are 366 days in a Leap Year and for some reason scientists figured that adding a day every four years would make the world right.
- Linoleum is a floor-covering of canvas coated with a preparation of linseed oil and other stuff.
- Red Cap beer, made by Brick, was first made by Carling.
- During Interferential Therapy, small electrical impulses are sent through the skin.
- Vincent Price was the narrator of "The Hilarious House of Frightenstein."
- Mr. Moneybags is the mascot for the game of Monopoly™.
- Olivia Newton John is a happenin' Australia singer (well, she was in the 70's anyway.)
- There was a rumour that the guys in Klaatu were the Beatles. Of course they weren't.
- A computed axial tomography scan is better known as a CAT scan.
- The first time the Academy of Motion Picture Arts officially used the name "Oscars" was in 1939.
- Canada's Arthur Kent was the original Scud Stud.
- Nothing lasts forever (except maybe disposable diapers, cockroaches and styrofoam.)
- Canada Geese produce Weapons of Ass Destruction (been to High Park lately?)
- The Allan Cup was first awarded in 1908 (to the Ottawa Cliffsides, if you're interested.)
- Monozygotic twins come from one egg; to the layman (whoever that is) they are called "identical twins."
- Dizygotic twins come from two separately fertilized eggs; to the layman (whoever that is) they are called "fraternal twins."
- If Acute Respiratory Syndrome wasn't severe, it would be called ARS.
- Thornton is the 354th most popular surname in the United States.
- A Hinny is a hybrid between a stallion and an ass (heh heh, I said ass!)
- A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
- A learner's permit for driving used to be called a Three-Sixty-Five.
- A Dingaloid is a web thingy that you can roll over and an ironic comment is revealed.
- Castor and Pollux are the twin sons of Zeus (immortal) and Leda (mortal).
- Land's End is the most westerly point in England.
- The large intestine is approximately 5-feet long.
- Short term exposure to high levels of Vinyl Chloride may cause dizziness, headaches and giddiness.
- Bob Gainey was the first recipient of the Frank J. Selke Trophy.
- The 6 classic Scottish malts are: Dalwhinnie, Glenkinchie, Oban, Cragganmore, Talisker, and of course Lagavulin.
- Stumpy is NOT one of the 7 Dwarfs. Though he is a Mighty Duck.
- Ian Rankin, though a Rankin, is not a member of the Rankin Family. If you know what I mean.
- The tortoise is part of the turtle family, one that has adapted to life on land.
- The word "pansy" comes from the French word "penseé," or "thought."
- WIPO is an acronym for the World Intellectual Property Organization.
- Gregory Peck won an Oscar™ for best actor in the role of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird.
- Merganser ducks have a punky little mohawk-like thing on their heads.
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