Doan Courant

The semi-whenever newsletter for one of the many Doan Families.

Friday, July 27, 2007

Funner Facts

More from David Letterman's "The Late Show"

- It takes eight and a half minutes for light to get from the sun to earth
- Frozen lobster an come back to life when thawed
- Tug of War was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920
- The Dalai Lama’s birth name was Doug Reynolds, Junior
- Every day at 4, President Bush has a banjo lesson
- A 150-pound person weighs 165 pounds in Canada
- Many veterinarians in California now offer udder-enhancement surgery
- Due to a misprint, some Gideon Bibles list “the Gospel according to Mark” as “the Gospel according to Marv.”
- When it was first introduced, the Butterfinger candy bar was a chocolate-coated stick of butter
- Only 3% of American homes are equipped with a telegraph
- Ayman Al-Zawahiri once appeared in a threatening video with Cous Cous in his beard.
- Until 1970, the IRS taxed Monopoly winnings
- In 1998, a support group called “N.A.” was founded by people who are addicted to non-alcoholic beer
- 4% of people cry when slicing onions because they feel sorry for the onions
- To date, “Hee Haw” is the only TV show title based on a sound made by a donkey
- In Tempe, Arizona, it is illegal o yell ‘Yahtzee’ in a crowded theater
- Coincidentally, like the cartoon cat, former President James Garfield also loved lasagna and hated Mondays
- 65% of unmarried butchers admit to occasionally fondling cutlets

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