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Index of Weeks 339 through 364
Week of 09/12/04 - 09/18/04 Week of 09/19/04 - 09/25/04 Week of 09/26/03 - 10/02/04
Week of 10/03/04 - 10/09/04 Week of 10/10/04 - 10/16/04 Week of 10/17/04 - 10/23/04
Week of 10/24/04 - 10/30/04 Week of 10/31/04 - 11/06/04 Week of 11/07/04 - 11/13/04
Week of 11/14/04 - 11/20/04 Week of 11/21/04 - 11/27/04 Week of 11/28/04 - 12/04/04
Week of 12/05/04 - 12/11/04 Week of 12/12/04 - 12/18/04 Week of 12/19/04 - 12/25/04
Week of 12/26/04 - 01/01/05 Week of 01/02/05 - 01/08/05 Week of 01/09/05 - 01/15/05
Week of 01/16/05 - 01/22/05 Week of 01/23/05 - 01/29/05 Week of 01/28/05 - 02/05/05
Week of 02/06/05 - 02/12/05 Week of 02/13/05 - 02/19/05 Week of 02/20/05 - 02/26/05
Week of 02/27/05 - 03/05/05 Week of 03/06/05 - 03/12/05
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Week of 09/12/04 - 09/18/04

Old Wives Tale

Pregnancy

If you crave the heels of bread, you will have a boy;
If you crave the middle, a girl is on the way.



Didja Know?

Every time you take a step, you use about 200 muscles.



An honest politician is one who, when bought, stays bought.


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Week of 09/19/04 - 09/25/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The cheetah is the only cat that can't retract it's claws.



Why is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer?


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Week of 09/26/04 - 10/02/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

NASA keeps a library of dust.



Why does Goofy stand erect while Pluto remains on all fours? They're both dogs!


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Week of 10/03/04 - 10/09/04

Old Wives Tale

Friends

If you say good-bye to a friend on a bridge,
you will never see each other again.



Didja Know?

Pound for pound, wood is stronger than steel.



If athletes get athlete's foot, do astronauts get mistletoe?


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Week of 10/10/04 - 10/16/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Goats rest but never close their eyes to sleep.



It's lonely at the top, but you eat better.


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Week of 10/17/04 - 10/23/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Walt Disney has won over 20 Oscars.



Pride is what we have.
Vanity is what others have.


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Week of 10/24/04 - 10/30/04

Old Wives Tale

Company

Coming in one door and leaving by a different door
will bring the person you are visiting more company.



Didja Know?

Two-thirds of the world's lawyers are in the U.S.



If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.



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Week of 10/31/04 - 11/06/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.



Why is it that no matter what color of bubble bath you use
the bubbles are always white?


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Week of 11/07/04 - 11/13/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.



Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?


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Week of 11/14/04 - 11/20/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Butterflies taste with their feet.



Why do banks charge a fee on "insufficient funds" when they know
there is not enough money in the account to pay it?


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Week of 11/21/04 - 11/27/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.



Why do they use sterilized needles for death by lethal injection?


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Week of 11/28/04 - 12/04/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Lee Harvey Oswald's cadaver tag sold at an auction for $6,600 in 1992.



Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard?


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Week of 12/05/04 - 12/11/04

Old Wives Tale

Funerals

If bread dough cracks during baking, a funeral is imminent.



Didja Know?

Nearly half of the American population never reads books.



Why does Superman stand there and let bullets bounce off of him,
but ducks when they throw a revolver at him?



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Week of 12/12/04 - 12/18/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Salt Lake City, Utah gets more snow than Fairbanks, Alaska



Why do people who know the least know it the loudest?


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Week of 12/19/04 - 12/25/04

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Each mile of a four-lane freeway takes up more than 17 acres of land



Why do they call it a TV "set" when you only get one?


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Week of 12/26/04 - 01/01/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Ice covers about 15% of the land surface of the Earth



If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them?


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Week of 01/02/05 - 01/08/05

Old Wives Tale

Wishes

If you tell someone your wish, it won't come true.



Didja Know?

Only 6% of the coupons printed are ever redeemed



What is a free gift? Aren't all gifts free?


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Week of 01/09/05 - 01/15/05

Old Wives Tale

Visitors

If you sweep trash out the door after dark, it will bring a stranger to visit.



Didja Know?

Fish can get seasick



In case of doubt, make it sound convincing.


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Week of 01/16/05 - 01/22/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The mayfly lives about 6 hours but
its eggs take three years to hatch.



If someone invented instant water, what would they mix it with?


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Week of 01/23/05 - 01/29/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Bulletproof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers
were all invented by women.



What could porn actors possibly do for fun during their time off?


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Week of 01/30/05 - 02/05/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

40% of all people at a party snoop in your medicine cabinet.



If flying is so safe, why do they call the airport the "terminal"?


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Week of 02/06/05 - 02/12/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

Conception occurs more often in December than any other month



If you ate pasta and antipasta at the same time, would you still be hungry?


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Week of 02/13/05 - 02/19/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The ears of an African elephant can weigh up to 110 pounds each



Would a part-time bandleader be considered a semi-conductor?


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Week of 02/20/05 - 02/26/05

Old Wives Tale

Weather

If the sun shines while it is raining,
it will rain at the same time the next day

Thanx to Susan Day for this one!



Didja Know?

The Oreo is the world's best selling cookie



How do you know when you're out of invisible ink?


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Week of 02/27/05 - 03/05/05

Old Wives Tale

Hair

Getting a hair cut during the new moon will make your hair grow faster.




Didja Know?

Thomas Edison invented the talking doll.



How does a shelf salesman keep his store from looking empty?


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Week of 03/06/05 - 03/12/05

Old Wives Tale

None

We're out of old wives tales so there will be none listed this week.



Didja Know?

The 100 years war lasted 116 years.



Ever notice that the people who are late are often much jollier
than the people who have to wait for them?




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