Things that make you go 'Hmmm"
> During an hour's swimming at a municipal pool you will ingest 1/12 liter of urine. > An average person's yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs. > In a year you will have swallowed 14 insects - while you slept! > At an average wedding reception, you have a 1/100 chance of getting a cold sore from one of the guest. True Facts > Only in America.....can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance. > Only in America.....are there handicap parking places in front of a skating rink. > Only in America.....do drugstores make the sick walk all the way to the back of the store to get their prescriptions while healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front. > Only in America.....do people order a double cheeseburger, large fries, and a diet coke. > Only in America.....do banks leave both doors open and then chain the pens to the counter. > Only in America.....do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars in the driveway and put our useless junk in the garage. > Only in America.....do we use answering machine to screen calls, then have call waiting so we won't miss a call from someone we didn't want to talk to in the first place. > Only in America.....do we buy hotdogs in packages of ten and buns in packages of eight. > Only in America.....do we use the word 'politics' to descibe the process so well: "Poli" in latin means 'many' and "Tics" means 'blood-sucking creatures'. > Only in America.....do we have drive-up ATM machines with Braille. Ever Wonder? > Why the sun lightens our hair but darkens our skin? > Why women can't put on mascara with their mouth closed? > Why don't you ever see the headline "Psychic Wins Lottery"? > Why is "Abbreviated" such a long word? > Why is it that doctors call what they do "practice"? > Why is it that to stop the "Windows Operating System" on your computer, you have to click on "Start"? > Why is lemon juice made with artificial flavor and dishwashing liquid made with real lemons? > Why is the man who invests all your money called a 'broker'? > Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour? > Why isn't there mouse-flavored cat food? > When dog food is advertised as 'New and Improved Tasting', who test it? > Why didn't Noah swat those two mosquitoes? > Why do they sterilize the needle for lethal injections? > You know that indestructible black box that is used on air planes? Why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff? > Why don't sheep shrink when it rains? > Why are they called apartments when they are all stuck together? > If 'con' is opposite of 'pro', is Congress the opposite of progress? > If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport 'the terminal'? > Why do you drive on a parkway and park in a driveway?