Little Jackie Paper was the name of Puff the Magic Dragon's human friend.
At 300 000 sq km (116 000 sq miles) Italy is only marginally bigger than New Zealand.
About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.
Henry Ford was Charles Lindbergh's first passenger in the Spirit of St. Louis.
In Great Britain , People can offend the Englishmen without even knowing it. To point with your palm in, is considered the same as "showing the finger". To order a beer gets a whole new meaning!
In a day, an elephant can drink 80 gallons of water.
At one 'feeding', a mosquito can absorb one and a half times its own weight in blood.
One beaver can cut down as many as 216 trees per year.
One in 500 humans has one blue eye and one brown eye.
A 1997 survey showed that 75% of women made their bed every day, whilst only 45% of men admitted to performing this daily chore.