Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Trivia Tuesday


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In 1965, Slumber Party Barbie came with a pink satin pyjama top and bottoms, a pink robe with a sash, pink open-toe heels with blue pompoms, pink curlers, bobby pins and a blue brush and comb. Also included was a set of bathroom scales permanently set to record 110 pounds (50 kilos) and a book entitled “How to Lose Weight” (see pic below). The only advice given was “Don’t eat”.




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When three-letter airport codes became standard, airports that had been using two letters simply added an X.


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During the Cold War, the U.S. considered airdropping enormous condoms labelled "Medium" on the Soviets.

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The most shoplifted food item in the U.S. is candy. In Europe, it's cheese.

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"Allah Akbar, Allah Akbar, La Allah Il Allah, La Allah Il Allah U Mohammed Rassul Allah" is heard by more people than any other sound of the human voice. This is the prayer recited by muezzins from each of the four corners of the prayer tower as Moslems all over the world face toward Mecca and kneel at sunset. It means: "God is great. There is no God but God, and Mohammed is the prophet of God."



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