Sugar was first added to chewing gum in 1869 by a dentist (William Semple). One way to assure business!!

Shirley Temple received 135,000 presents on her 8th birthday (Lucky Duck!)

The snail mates only once in it's entire life, also a snail has 4 noses (its no fun being a snail... you need to have 4 nosejobs!)

The Coca-Cola company is the biggest consumer of sugar in the world

The phrase "rule of thumb" was popularized by an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb top to first joint. (a thumb measurement is an inch)

Walt Disney named Mickey Mouse after Mickey Rooney, whose mother he dated

Cinderella's slippers were originally made out of fur. The story was changed in the 1600's by a translator

A Dalmatian is the only dog that can get gout

The only food cockroaches won't eat are cucumbers.

The sound you hear when macho people crack their knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting

The taboo against whistling backstage comes from the pre-electricity era when a whistle was the signal for the curtains and the scenery to drop. An unexpected whistle could cause an unexpected scene change!

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