Trivia Tidbits

It costs more to make the cardboard box that Shredded Wheat comes in than it does to make the cereal itself.

Despite playing the Fonz for ten years in the sitcom Happy Days, Henry Winkler never learned to ride a motorcycle.

Richard Gere’s middle name is Tiffany. 

The French word for ‘paperclip’  is trombone. 

The average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world in a lifetime.

The dead outnumber the living by an estimated 15 to 1. There are 7 billion people living today. Number who have ever lived: 107,602,707,791

Nutella was invented during WWII, when an Italian pastry maker mixed hazelnuts into chocolate to extend his chocolate ration. 

In a 2008 survey, 58% of British teens thought Sherlock Holmes was a real guy, while 20% thought Winston Churchill was not.


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