Tuesday, 16 October 2007

More Useless Information

The “save” icon in Microsoft Office programs shows a floppy disk with the shutter on backwards.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

The Three Wise Monkeys have names: Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil).

About 200,000,000 M&Ms are sold each day in the United States.
There are 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess.

Upper and lower case letters are named “upper” and “lower” because in the time when all original print had to be set in individual letters, the upper case letters were stored in the case on top of the case that stored the lower case letters.

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