|This is everything I know|
- The art of Mime (art, my eye!) was first practised in ancient Greek theatre.
- The Bezier curve was developed by Paul Bézier for CAD drawing programs.It's a math thing, vectors and cubic equations. Ick.
- Taurus, the Bull, is the 2nd sign in the Zodiac calendar.
- A black bear at full trot can reach a speed of 50 km/h (30 mph).
- El Azizia Libya is the hottest place on planet Earth.
- Mick Jagger went to the London School of Economics. But he didn't graduate.
- Injectible collagen is a liquid made from the connective tissue of cows or pigs
- Male and female flying squirrels often occupy separate nests in the summer.
- Flying squirrels "glide" by using the fold of skin that stretches from the wrist to ankle in a kite-like way.
- Slim Gaillard wrote the song Cement Mixer (Put-ti Put-ti).
- When you dial 4-1-1 on the telephone,you get Directory Assistance.
- Marion Ross played Mrs. Cunningham on Happy Days.
- Wasps, yellowjackets and hornets have lance-like stingers without barbs and can sting repeatedly.
- Mars is called "the Red Planet." Mercury is "the F___ed Planet." (I know what I mean.)
- The area code for Toronto is 416. The code for the GTA is 905.
- Isabel Basset is Ernie Eves' life-long tomato...er... companion.
- Hair gel contains vinyl alcohol and sorbitol as humectant and plasticizer for the stiff residue that remains on the hair.
- The acronym mP3 stands for MPEG Audio Layer 3.
- A pomegranate is also known as a granada, grenade, and a Chinese apple.
- The flower Portulaca is sometimes called Moss Rose.
- A bacteria is large group of single-cell microorganisms while a virus is an infectious agent that replicates itself in cells of living hosts.
- Martin Sheen had a heart attack while filming the movie Apocalypse Now.
- Botox belongs to a class of drugs called botulinum toxins. It's botulism, folks.
- The Shuffle Demons had a big hit with the song "Spadina Bus."
- Laura Ingersoll Secord was born in the United States but became a Canadian hero.
- MacTier Ontario used to be called Muskoka Station. There are many trains there.
- SEO is an acronym for Search Engine optimization.
- The 401 is sometimes called the McDonald-Cartier Freeway.
- Canada is often called "land of the silver birch, home of the beaver."
- Viagra is a prescription drug that works by increasing blood flow to the penis.
- The word "toque" comes from the Spanish word "toca" meaning a woman's small, brimless, close-fitting hat.
- A pig will eat approximately 282 kg of feed in its lifetime.
- The Vinyl Café was created by Stuart McLean and David Amer.
- Bowling balls can be made out of plastic, resin, urethane, or partical coverstocks.
- Bobby Bauer won two Stanley Cups with the Boston Bruins.
- A novator is an innovator, evidently.
- Ross Bagdasarian created The Chipmunks - Alvin, Simon and Theodore.
- A MacScottish name is the same as a McScottish name, though some say Macs are better than Mcs...
- The 1993 Jays' WAMCO line-up was
White, Alomar, Molitor, Carter, and Olerud.
- It is impossible to lick your elbow. See?
- Flowmax™ is a drug that helps men through their prostate years.
- "Mind your p's and q's" is an English pub reference meaning "Mind your pints and quarts."
- In a deck of cards, the King of Hearts represents King Charlemagne.
- In a deck of cards, the King of Clubs represents Alexander the Great.
- In a deck of cards, the King of Spades represents King David.
- In a deck of cards, the King of Diamonds represents Julius Caesar.
- The fisher is the porcupine's only predator. I think.
- Honey is the only food that will not spoil over time.
- The shortest complete sentence in the English language is "I am."
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