Chrysler built B-29's that bombed Japan, Mitsubishi built Zeros that tried to shoot them down. Both companies now build cars in a joint plant called Diamond Star.
City dwellers have longer, thicker, denser nose hairs than country folks do.
City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong
City with the most Rolls Royces per capita: Hong Kong.
claustrophobia is the fear of small spaces
Cleopatra wasn't Egyptian; she was Greek.
Cleveland spelled backwards is "DNA level C."
Coca-cola used to use the slogan 'Good to the last drop', in 1908. This slogan was later used by Maxwell House.
Coca-Cola was the first soft drink to be consumed in outer space.
Coca-Cola's 'Super Pure' Dasani bottled water is just filtered tap water!
Coconuts kill more people in the world than sharks do. Approximately 150 people are killed each year by coconuts.
Coffee beans aren't beans - they're fruit pits.
Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because Colgate translates as, "Go hang yourself."
Columbia University is the second largest land owner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.
Common pesticides such as roach, termite and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.
Connecticut and Rhode Island never ratified the 18th Amendment (Prohibition).
Contrary to popular belief, dogs do not only sweat by salivating. They also sweat through the poors on their feet.
Contrary to popular belief, lightning travels from the ground upwards not from the sky downwards.
Contrary to popular belief, the first ironclad warships were built by Korea in the 16th century.
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When you have diarrhoea, instead of absorbing water from your food, your intestines ooze more water into it to rush it through the system and out the other end as a watery mush.
Cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
1471. Body Facts
It takes just over 3 kilograms (7 pounds) of pressure to tear off a human ear – don't try it!
Cows produce around 30 kg of manure per day
Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
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A French entertainer in the late 1800s used to make ‘music' by farting out tunes.
Dating back to the 1600's, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury.
Degringolade means to fall and disintegrate
Dentists in medieval Japan extracted teeth by pulling them out with their fingers.
Despite the hump, a camel's spine is straight.
Diet Pepsi was originally called Patio Diet Cola.
Do you talk to your car? According to polls, more women do than men.
1489. Body Facts
Before artificial false teeth were made of porcelain in the 1800s, many people who needed false teeth wore teeth pulled from the mouths of corpses.
Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy. Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
Donald Duck's sister is called Dumbella
Donkeys are commonly used by the Iraqi Military to launch rockets!
Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
Dr. Samuel A. Mudd was the physician who set the leg of Lincoln's assassin John Wilkes Booth ... and whose shame created the expression for ignominy, "His name is Mudd."
Dr. Seuss pronounced 'Seuss' such that it rhymed with 'rejoice.'
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