Saturday, February 26, 2005

Delightful Tidbits you may have Missed

  • Romanian firefighters could not get their trucks close enough to a burning building, so they put out the fire by throwing snowballs at it.
  • Only 6% of the autographs in circulation from members of the Beatles are estimated to be real.
  • McDonald's restaurants will buy 54,000,000 pounds of fresh apples this year. Two years ago, McDonald's purchased 0 pounds of apples. This is attributed to the shift to more healthy menu options.
  • American made parts account for only 1% of the Chrysler Crossfire. 96% of the Ford F-150 Heritage Truck is American.
  • G-rated family films earn far more money than any other rating. Yet only 3% of Hollywood's output is G-rated.
  • For every person on earth, there are an estimated 200 million insects.

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