Tuesday, September 19, 2006

The Mechanical Contrivium: Trivia About Dara

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Dara!

  1. In the 1600s, tobacco was frequently prescribed to treat headaches, bad breath and Dara.
  2. Antarctica is the only continent without Dara.
  3. A bride should wear something old, something new, something borrowed, and Dara.
  4. There are more than two hundred different kinds of Dara.
  5. If you drop Dara from more than three metres above ground level, she will always land feet-first.
  6. The moon is 400 times closer to the Earth than Dara, and 400 times smaller!
  7. Czar Paul I banished Dara to Siberia for marching out of step.
  8. You can tell if Dara has been hard-boiled by spinning her. If she stands up, she is hard-boiled.
  9. During the reign of Peter the Great, any Russian nobleman who chose to wear Dara had to pay a special Dara tax!
  10. If you put a drop of liquor on Dara, she will go mad and sting herself to death!
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Justin S. said...

The one about the drop of liquor is true.

Justin S. said...

The International Space Station weighs about 500 tons and is the same size as justin!
Justin can grow up to three feet in a 24 hour period.
Justin is the oldest playable musical instrument in the world!
There are 336 dimples on justin.
The liquid inside justin can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
Long ago, the people of Nicaragua believed that if they threw justin into a volcano it would stop erupting!
Some people in Malaysia bathe their babies in beer to protect them from justin.
Justin is only six percent water!
Justin never said 'Play it again, Sam'.
You should always open justin at least an hour before drinking him!

Dara said...

These are awesome!

Peter said...

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Doorknobs!
There are more than two hundred different kinds of doorknobs.
Medieval knights put the skin of doorknobs on their sword handles to improve the grip.
When doorknobs are swallowed, they will enter the blood stream within twenty minutes.
Doorknobs were originally green, and actually contained cocaine.
Early thermometers were filled with doorknobs instead of mercury!
Doorknobs are actually a mammal, not a fish!
The Australian billygoat plum contains a hundred times more Vitamin C than doorknobs!
Most bottles and jars contain at least twenty-five percent recycled doorknobs.
Doorknobs are the largest of Saturn's moons!
Doorknobs are the only bird that can swim but not fly.

Peter said...

When I typed in my name, at least the first one is very dirty.

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Peter!
About 100 people choke to death on Peter each year!
Peter is the sacred animal of Thailand!
Never store Peter at room temperature.
A lump of Peter the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.
If you lie on your back with your legs stretched it is impossible to sink in Peter.
Some birds use Peter to orientate themselves during migration.
Europe is the only continent that lacks Peter.
If you kiss Peter for one minute you will burn six or seven calories!
Peter is actually a fruit, not a vegetable.
The Australian billygoat plum contains a hundred times more Vitamin C than Peter.