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Trivia Friday – Things You Need to Know About Dogs

I hope everyone has had a good week.  Its been a fast week, but a slow week for me.  I’ve been busy, but had a lots of time to get things done.  I guess at the end of the week that means a good thing.


I wanted to leave you with a Friday Trivia About Dogs, all those things you need to know about dogs…if you felt so inclined. I didn’t realize it cost sooo much money to own a dog!! Is there anything new here you didn’t know about…or you think is different?

– Based on an average life span of 11 years, the cost of owning a dog is $13,350.

– Dogs only sweat from the bottoms of their feet, the only way they can discharge heat is by panting.  Dogs and wolves yawn as a sign of contentment.

– Dogs have about 100 facial expressions most of them done with their ears.  Unfortunately the likes of pitbulls only have about 10 and that is because of their breeding.  Therefore these dogs gets misinterpreted by other dogs and end up getting into fights.

– A dog’s sense of smell is one of the keenest in nature. If a pot of stew was cooking on a stove, a human would smell the stew, while the dog could smell the beef, carrots, peas, potatoes, spices, and all the other individual ingredients in the stew. In fact, if you unfolded and laid out the delicate membranes from inside a dogs nose, the membranes would be larger than the dog itself.

It was recently discovered that dogs DO see in color, just not as vivid as the color that humans see

Two dogs survived the sinking of Titanic, yes that’s right, two DOGS survived. They escaped on early lifeboats carrying so few people that no one objected. Miss Margaret Hays of New York brought her Pomeranian with her in lifeboat No. 7, while Henry Sleeper Harper of the publishing family boarded boat No. 3 with his Pekinese, Sun Yat Sen.

– Giving dogs chocolate could be fatal for them, because theobromine, an ingredient of chocolate, stimulates the central nervous system and cardiac muscle. About 1.1 kg of milk chocolate or just 146 g of cooking chocolate (which has more theobromine per gram) could kill a 22 kg dog.

Have a wonderful weekend.
Judi

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Fun Weird Trivia Friday Facts & Thrift Find

I hope everyone has had a good week..and now we’re getting into the weekend..yahooo…

I am sharing some Fun Weird Trivia Facts for Friday….some more important stuff (or not) that you may be interested in knowing.  Sometimes you may end up in conversation with someone who thinks they know EVERYTHING…well maybe these facts will come in handy.  Maybe you’ll show that person just how clever you really are…or…ummmm..maybe you are at a party and…you don’t know what to say to someone you’ve just met and you could say “Hey did you know that…????… well you know what I mean.

First let me share my thrifting.  Last night I did a little thrifting just looking for one thing…the 1 cup teapot sets.  I could not find any so I allowed myself to come home with one find.  Its a pretty silver tray with little feet that appears to be treated not to tarnish. 

Just perfect for my perfumes in my room.

and here is the Friday Trivia…

Tablecloths were originally meant to be served as towels with which dinner guests could wipe their hands and faces after eating.

Until the nineteenth century, solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.

Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.

When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour. To photograph the event, a camera must shoot at a millionth of a second.

A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood.

During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.

There wasn’t a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.

Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.

HAVE A VERY LOVELY WEEKEND

Judi

 

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Friday Trivia #2 About Animals

I don’t know about you but I really love to read trivia questions.  I am NOT however good at playing Trivial Pursuit.  I think those things don’t stick in my brain very long….today its so darn interesting and tomorrow I’ll think now what was it I read??? well its almost gone that fast…

I am sharing some animal trivia with you today.  There are some very interesting animal facts out there…some worth remembering and some?…well some not so worth fretting over cuz you forgot already…

After reading what was the most interesting snippit of information?  I would never have thought that its physically impossible for a pig to look up into the sky…!

The first bird domesticated by man was the goose.

There are more chickens in the world than people.

Chickens absorb vitamin-D through their combs from sunshine.

The average hen will lay 227 eggs a year

Roosters can’t crow if they can’t fully extend their necks.

A group of geese on the ground is gaggle, a group of geese in the air is skein.

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

Chickens that lay brown eggs have red ear lobes. There is a genetic link between the two.

The female pig is the fastest barnyard mama. Miss Piggy gestates in three months, three weeks, and three days.

The underside of a horse’s hoof is called a frog. The frog peels off several times a year with new growth.

The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its’ head enables it to see all four feet at all times.

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs, because a cows’ knees can’t bend properly to walk back down.

Lots of animal trivia.

A female swine, or a sow, will always have a even number of teats or nipples, usually twelve.

A pig is a hog — hog is a generic name for all swine — but a hog is not a pig. In the terminology of hog raising, a pig is a baby hog less than ten weeks old. Source: “2201 Fascinating Facts”

Twelve or more cows are known as a “flink.”

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.

A Holstein’s spots are like fingerprints — no two cows have the same pattern of spots.

A pig’s orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.

A pig’s penis is shaped like a corkscrew.

A pig’s skin is thickest at the back — 1/6 of an inch.

The “wild” horses of western North America are actually feral, not wild.

Over the average lifespan of 11 years, a dog will cost you $13,350.00.

When a female horse and male donkey mate, the offspring is called a mule, but when a male horse and female donkey mate, the offspring is called a hinny.

The way to get more mules is to mate a male donkey with a female horse.

A donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule won’t.

Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned.

Today’s cattle are descended from two species: wild aurochs — fierce and agile herd animals that populated Asia, North Africa and Europe — and eotragus — anantelope-like, Asian forest creature.

Horses cannot vomit.

Goat’s eyes have rectangular pupils.

A 1,200-pound horse eats about seven times it’s own weight each year.

A capon is a castrated rooster.

A Cornish game hen is really a young chicken, usually 5 to 6 weeks of age, that weighs no more than 2 pounds.

A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

A Holstein’s spots are like a fingerprint or snowflake. No two cows have exactly the same pattern of spots.

A normal cow’s stomach has four compartments: the rumen, the recticulum (storage area), the omasum (where water is absorbed), and the abomasum ( the only compartment with digestive juices).

A quarter of the horses in the US died of a vast virus epidemic in 1872.

It is physically impossible for pigs to lookup into the sky.

Brown eggs come from hens with red feathers and red ear lobes; white eggs come from hens with white feathers and white ear lobes.  Shell color is determined by the breed of hen and has no effect on its quality, nutrients or flavor.

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Trivia Friday and a Prize

I thought it would be fun to have a Trivia Friday….Pass it On!

Can you guess…er..rather..do you know which of the following statements are TRUE?  Look at the statements below and decide which ones are actually true…guess or maybe you know.  Just for leaving a post will give you a chance to win a prize….and the prize is

      bag that I’ve made! 

I’ll put your names into a basket and the love bunny will draw a name out of a basket on Monday morning at 10:00 a.m….I’ll post the winner on Monday afternoon when I get home along with pictures.  So good luck to everyone for the draw…and have your hand at the trivia.

This page has gone wonky…sorry..small font you can hardly see…and a huge space to the bottom…

 Then I’ll tell you how you did with your answers.

Here then are the questions…and I’m sorry about the itty bitty font size…

 1. Apples, not caffeine, are more efficient at waking you up in the morning.
2. Alfred Hitchcock didn’t have a bellybutton.
3. A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 yrs.
4. People do not get sick from cold weather; it’s from being indoors a lot more.
5. When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop even your heart!
6. Only seven ( 7 ) per cent of the population are lefties.
7. 40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.
8. Babies are born without knee caps. They don’t appear until they are 2-6 years old.
9. The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.
10. The toothbrush was invented in 1498.
11. The average housefly lives for one month.
12. 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.
13. A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.
14. The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute
15. Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.
16. Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.
17. The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.
18. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it’s head are the rabbit and the parrot.
19. John Travolta turned down the starring roles in “An Officer and a Gentleman” and “Tootsie”.
20. Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.21. In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.

22. Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane just in case there is a crash.

23. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.

24. Most hospitals make money by selling the umbilical cords cut from women who give birth. They are reused in vein transplant surgery.

25. Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were 7th cousins.

26. If coloring weren’t added to Coca-Cola, it would be green.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  
 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  
 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  
 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  
 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

  

  

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOOD LUCK!

And have a lovely weekend……if you are down here…the comments/questions are on top..sorry but I’m having a slight problem here.

Judi

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