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Index of Weeks 79 through 104
Week of 09/19/99 - 09/25/99Week of 09/26/99 - 10/02/99Week of 10/03/99 - 10/09/99
Week of 10/10/99 - 10/16/99Week of 10/17/99 - 10/23/99*Week of 10/24/99 - 10/30/99
*Week of 10/31/99 - 11/06/99Week of 11/07/99 - 11/13/99Week of 11/14/99 - 11/20/99
Week of 11/21/99 - 11/27/99Week of 11/28/99 - 12/04/99Week of 12/05/99 - 12/11/99
Week of 12/12/99 - 12/18/99Week of 12/19/99 - 12/25/99Week of 12/26/99 - 01/01/00
Week of 01/02/00 - 01/08/00Week of 01/09/00 - 01/15/00Week of 01/16/00 - 01/22/00
Week of 01/23/00 - 01/29/00Week of 01/30/00 - 02/05/00Week of 02/06/00 - 02/12/00
Week of 02/13/00 - 02/19/00Week of 02/20/00 - 02/26/00Week of 02/27/00 - 03/04/00
Week of 03/05/00 - 03/11/00Week of 03/12/00 - 03/18/00
NOTE: Weeks with a * are not posted yet
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Week of 09/19/99 - 09/25/99

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Chop Suey was invented in California.



Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else.


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Week of 09/26/99 - 10/02/99

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Some toothpastes contain antifreeze.



We are Microsoft. Resistance Is Futile. You Will Be Assimilated.


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Week of 10/03/99 - 10/09/99

Old Wives Tale

Marriage

If you hear a dove on the first day of Spring,
the next person of the opposite sex that you meet will be your mate.



Didja Know?

Mosquitoes have teeth.



An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking other toys.


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Week of 10/10/99 - 10/16/99

Old Wives Tale

Pregnancy

The side the mother-to-be prefers to lay on when resting tells the baby's sex:
If she prefers to lay on her left side, she'll have a boy.
If she prefers to lay on her right side, she'll have a girl.



Didja Know?

Just like fingerprints, every person has a unique tongue print.



A bus station is where a bus stops.
A train station is where a train stops.
On my desk I have a work station...


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Week of 10/17/99 - 10/23/99

Old Wives Tale

Fire

If you play with fire, you'll wet the bed!

We received this one from two people: Jeff Bollinger and Eric Whitney.
Thanx to both of them.




Didja Know?

Most dinosaurs were no bigger than chickens.



If thine enemy offend thee, giveth their kid a drum.


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Week of 11/07/99 - 11/13/99

Old Wives Tale

Bugs

Marigolds around your house keep the bugs out.

Thanx to AJ & J, T, K, & A



Didja Know?

There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.



Jury: Twelve people who determine which client has the better attorney.


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Week of 11/14/99 - 11/20/99

Old Wives Tale

Babies

If you are cranky and irritable when you are pregnant, your baby will have colic.

Thanx to McElreath



Didja Know?

The first stewardesses were on United Airlines and had to be registered nurses.



The beatings will continue until morale improves.


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Week of 11/21/99 - 11/27/99

Old Wives Tale

Freckles

If you have freckles somewhere that you don't want them,
go outside every morning really early and wipe the dew from the
grass with wherever the freckles are.

Then, wipe the dew from the wet freckles to somewhere on your
body that nobody can see.
Do this every day for about 5 months and the freckles will
move to where you wiped them.

You will still have them but in a place that nobody will see!

Thanx to Patricia Luckenbill




Didja Know?

If Barbie were life-size:

Her measurements would be 39-23-33
She would stand seven feet, two inches tall
She would have a neck twice the length of a normal human's neck.



Why is there an expiration date on sour cream?


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Week of 11/28/99 - 12/04/99

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The Neanderthal's brain was bigger than yours is.



The gene pool could use a little chlorine.


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Week of 12/05/99 - 12/11/99

Old Wives Tale

Rain

When there is a halo around the moon, count the stars inside ring
That's how many days until it rains.



Didja Know?

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.



Why is it called tourist season if we can't shoot at them?


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Week of 12/12/99 - 12/18/99

Old Wives Tale

Eyes

If you keep crossing your eyes, they'll eventually stick that way.



Didja Know?

The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.



I don't suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.


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Week of 12/19/99 - 12/25/99

Old Wives Tale

Snakes

If you find a snake on the front porch, it's good luck.

Many thanx to Tammy Ouellette for this one.



Didja Know?

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



If you eat something and no one sees you eat it, it has no calories.


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Week of 12/26/99 - 01/01/00

Old Wives Tale

New Year

If you eat black-eyed peas on New Year's Day,
you'll have good luck all year long.



Didja Know?

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



If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?


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Week of 01/02/00 - 01/08/00

Old Wives Tale

New Year

If you eat collard greens New Years Day,
it will bring money.

(No mention of when or how much, though)

Thanx to Kenny Johnson for this one!




Didja Know?

Most non-dairy creamers are flammable.



Serving coffee on aircraft causes turbulence.


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Week of 01/09/00 - 01/15/00

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The airplane Buddy Holly died in was the "American Pie."
(That's where the name of the Don McLean song came from.)



I wished the buck stopped here, as I could use a few.


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Week of 01/16/00 - 01/22/00

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.



If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself,
is it considered a hostage situation?


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Week of 01/22/00 - 01/29/00

Old Wives Tale

Snow

If it thunders in the winter, in 8 days it will snow.

Thanx to Judy Harrison for this one!



Didja Know?

There are an average of 178 sesame seeds on a McDonald's Big Mac bun.



What was the best thing before sliced bread?


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Week of 01/30/00 - 02/05/00

Old Wives Tale

Wishes

If you see a falling star, make a wish and it will come true.

Thanx to Judy Harrison for this one!



Didja Know?

The average life span of a major league baseball is 7 pitches.



Always remember you're unique, just like everyone else.


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Week of 02/06/00 - 02/12/00

Old Wives Tale

Labor

Untie the laces in all your shoes to help ease labor and birth.
(Tied laces will prolong labor.)

Thanx to "Trish" for this one!




Didja Know?

Like their fingerprints, every person has a unique tongue print.



Why is 'abbreviation' such a long word?


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Week of 02/13/00 - 02/19/00

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

The "save" icon on Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk, with the shutter on backwards.



If work is so terrific, how come they have to pay you to do it?


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Week of 02/20/00 - 02/26/00

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

Camel's milk does not curdle.



Why is it called tourist season if we can't shoot at them?


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Week of 02/27/00 - 03/04/00

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.



Why is the alphabet in that order? Is it because of that song?


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Week of 03/05/00 - 03/11/00

Old Wives Tale

None

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



Didja Know?

In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.



If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?


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Week of 03/12/00 - 03/18/00

Old Wives Tale

Hunger

If you have a partially eaten piece of bread on your plate
and take another piece of bread, someone will show up at your house hungry.

Thanx to "Julie" for this one!



Didja Know?

Butterflies taste with their feet.



I believe five out of four people have trouble with fractions.




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