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You Need a License To Hunt Mice!

February 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

micelicense•Ten percent of the Russian government’s income comes from the sale of vodka.
•On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.
•Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
•In Cleveland, Ohio, it’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
•Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
•The world’s termites outweigh the world’s humans 10 to 1.
•The 3 most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
•In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
•It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer, and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honeymonth” or what we know today as the “honeymoon.”
•”Minding your p’s and q’s” comes from early typesetting. The letters are in reverse making it very easy to confuse the two.
•Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. “Wet your whistle,” is the phrase inspired by this practice.

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