Facts from Denmark


Active member
31 Oct 2002
Hants, UK
After presenting a seminar at the Danish Technical University today, I found the following facts in the student magazine "Cactus" (published in English). Enjoy

Coca Cola was originally green.
Every citizen of Kentucky is required by law to take a bath at least once a year.
The letter J does notr appear anywhere in the periodic table.
If you are a hedenophobic, you have a fear of pleasure.
No war has been fought where both coutries have a McDonalds.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable"
If you scream continuously for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you will produce enough energy to heat up a cup of coffee.
If you fart continuously for 6 years and 9 months, the energy contained in the gas is equivalent to that in an atomic bomb.
A pig's organsm can last up to 30 minutes.
Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
Th first owner of the Marlboro company died of lung cancer.
7-UP was created in 1929. "7" was selected because the original containers were 7 ounces. "UP" indicated the direction of the bubbles.
A boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.
Cats purr at 26 cycles per second; the same as an idling diesel engine.
A duck's quack doesn't echo and no-one knows why.
If you could count the number of times a cricket chirps in one minute, divide by 2, add 9 and divide by 2 again, you would have the temperature in degrees C.
The male praying mantis cannot copulate while his head it attached to his body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off - "hi honey, I'm ho.......Arrrrghhhhhhh"


New member
5 Apr 2004
The People\'s Republic Of South Yorkshire
No war has been fought where both coutries have a McDonalds.

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There were seven branches of McDucks in Belgrade when the Yanks started bombing it during the Serbia / Kosovo conflict.

Unfortunately they didn't hit any.


New member
26 Oct 2004
Dordrecht, The Netherlands

'A duck's quack doesn't echo and no-one knows why.'

There is a program on Discovery Channel called 'Myth-Busters' that actually proved this to be wrong!