18.12.2001 // Puns'n'slips // by Sergey Sirotkin
Some Interesting Facts
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.
The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."
The word "samba" means "to rub navels together."
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
Sherlock Holmes never did say "Elementary, my dear Watson."
More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.