Oct 24, 2007

u knew, didn't u?

random unemployment does this. i go about googling and wiki'ing arbit trivia. i read all forwarded mails. and ALSO, manage to get fascinated by it. so thought would put some of my day's endeavours here... also, since i'm going thru a certain block *i think they call it writers*, this is ready-made interesting stuff. at least i think so. for u guys to read, laugh, use-in-conversation, comment on... wotever!

:: the song "Happy B'day To U" is under copyright & the copyright runs out in 2010. *is d boss reading this? absolutely FAB biz opp. not getting the copyrites. preventing any1 else from getting them! HAH!*
:: every time you sneeze, some of your brain cells die. *THAT explains why i'm like this! DAMN! couldn't i have found this out earlier?*
:: the two highest IQ's ever recorded on a standard test belonged to two women. *did they not sneeze?*
:: the vocabulary of the average person consists of 5,000 to 6,000 words. *what say u!! then why do most people still sound like imbeciles?*
:: Mexican jumping beans jump because of a moth larva inside the bean. *there u go, u veggies... DON'T eat them beans!*
:: India has a Bill of Rights for cows. *be nice to them. they're not just gods.*
:: "Nagoya Tebasaki" is a Japanese ice cream flavour - chicken wing ice cream. *i'm still stuck on d mexican beans! check THIS if u wanna know more*
:: the world's most expensive coffee is made from the droppings of a type of marsupial that eats only the very best coffee beans. Plantation workers track and scoop the precious poop. *i sure don't want THAT job! or coffee*
:: the ghosts in Pac-Man are named Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde. *umm... okay, i knew this one.*
:: hair, prompted by testosterone, grows faster in men in anticipation of sex. *hmm... and most men go bald after marriage. interesting... *
:: Squids can commit suicide by eating their own tentacles. *it's almost like they were created to commit suicide!*
:: the electric chair was invented by a dentist. *d diff being that an electric chair guarantees that u're put out of ur misery. d dentist's chair comes with no guarantees*
:: sea horses are the only males that become pregnant and also are exclusively monogamous *it is not known if they leave d toilet seat down, do the dishes, cook or pay for extravagant shopping. so DON'T think of replacement. YET!*
:: the preying mantis *male* cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the males head off. *umm... i can only hope this doesn't inspire any of u.*

author of this blog is not responsible for any damage caused by ignorant usage of ANY of this trivia.


Shobana said...

Very interesting trivia!


k s said...

hehe...nice post with interesting comments. :D

Anand Sarolkar said...

>>the two highest IQ's ever recorded on a standard test belonged to two women.

*did they not sneeze?* <<

Such an innocent and genuine question!


rayshma said...

anand: :) i'd love to know HOW many brain cells die...!

ks: as always, thanks! :)

shobana: thx for dropping by. see u around more often!?

Sarfraaz Ahmed said...

haha .. cool trivia .. and hey .. ur new blog look looks cool :)

rayshma said...

thx! lemme know how the revert works :D

plush said...

my..my..someone's been reeealy busy! :)...yea..n i'll try not to sneeze..but i hrd..if u try to holb back ur sneeze..ur head kinda explodes!?!er...so..yea...

Thinking aloud said...


RR said...

"Squids can commit suicide by eating their own tentacles."
You can never watch a nail-biting thriller with one? Crap! Sorry Oswald...

anumita said...

Loved these!!

Just Like That said...

You sure know how to pick your trivia. Had me ROFL with the men going bald one. Any idea if they go bald post kid? just asking...

My first time here. Popped over after I saw your comment of Parul's blog and how you look to hoardings to (mis)guide you.

Will be back for more.:-) I enjoyed myself!

rayshma said...

heyy jlt - lol! i will hv to chk on that one. d one i wed was on d verge of balding even B4 i married him... so hadn't really chkd that in detl! :) plz feel free to drop by and comment :) me shall hop over to thy space in a bit now.
not ur fault - d hoardings. they're just so catchy. DAMN d advertisers. confusing us poor souls! ;)

thanx, anumita. see you around more often.

rr - oh yeah! :)

thinking aloud: thx for dropping by :)

plushhh!! don't sneeze babes! no, don't! i'm trying to figure out how to undo d damage caused in all these years! i was an ignoramus who thought that since she got "blessed" each time she sneezed, it cud only be good. little did i know...!

Fuzzylogic said...

I knew there was a reason I was feeling pretty light headed due to all the sneezing I've had to do due to this cold!*shakes her head and hears something rattling inside*thank god something is still left:)
I had heard of the male mantis..Head over heels in love takes a whole new meaning doesn't it?:)

Pixie said...

Amazing trivia!!!

"Squids can commit suicide by eating their own tentacles" - YUCK!!!

I'm laughing too hard to write anything else!!