Thursday, February 19, 2009

Fun Facts to Send to the Letterman Show

Before we introduce tonight's guest, how about some FUN FACTS?

Morrie the Moose, seen in the opening credits of TV series "Northern Exposure," died at the young age of 5 from a mineral deficiency.

The Bozos are a traditional fisher people along the Niger River in Africa.

Wang Chung was actually a Chinese philosopher from 2000 years ago. He's probably wondering what someone wants to do with him tonight.

Speaking of which, the Celts originated in northwestern China (Xinjang).

The country with the least variety of surnames is Korea; France has the most variety.

Pennsylvania has many more hate groups than Alabama. Makes ya proud.

The liquid in the coconut is sterile and can be used as an emergency IV fluid.

Some of the best westerns ever written were by Karl May, a German who never saw anything west of Buffalo, New York.

The European Union is to phase out incandescent light bulbs by 2012. One of Reagan's first acts was to kill the American solar industry to please his Big Oil financiers. They're trying. We turned our backs on winning the future in 1980.

How to understand inflation: a dollar dropped in value to 5 cents from 1900 to 2000.

The eggplant, used as a vegetable, is really a berry (as is the tomato).

Infomania, the irrational collection of information, has just been described as a mental disorder. Must go now.

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