Saturday, March 26, 2011

US and CANADA, Some Interesting Facts

  1. Canada has more inland waters and lakes than any other country in the world.
  2. The average American consumes nine pounds of food additives every year.
  3. There are more female than male millionaires in the U.S.A.

    4. In Texas, a recently passed anticrime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed. Only in Texas....

    5. As  many as 13% of Americans  believe that some parts of the moon are made of cheese...

    6. Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula". In English this means 'The City of Angels'

    7. 74% of American women say foul language is their biggest dating turn off. 

    8. America advocates for the professional management inbusiness, but 90% of American businesses are family owned.

    9. About 35 million Americans get the flu every year.

    10. In Kentucky, US, every citizen is required by law to take a bath at least once a year.

    11. In Georgia, US, members of the State Assembly cannot be ticketed for speeding while the State Assembly is in session.

    12. Until the 1960's men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland

    13. About 1 in 30 people, in the U.S., are in jail, on probation, or on parole!

    14. The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps

    15.The USA  uses 29% of the world's petrol and 33% of the world's electricity.

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