Category: Tit-Bits

Tit-Bits Of Trivia 71

Studies have found that Millennials are the least religious generation in six decades, and possibly the United States’ whole history. In a study, people from Ohio cursed the most, as compared to every other state in the U.S. Actor Liam Neeson used to be a teacher, but got fired for punching a 15-year-old when the …

Tit-Bits Of Trivia 70

Although usually referred to in the singular, Bermuda consists of 181 islands. The average Dutch person cycles around 1,000km annually. More than a third of all sick leave is taken on a Monday, researchers found. Henry VIII of England’s Buggery Act of 1533 made sodomy punishable by death. A couple of teaspoons of Botox would …

Tit-Bits Of Trivia 69

Similar to “fake news”, the “Lügenpresse” accusation was used by the Nazis to discredit unsupportive media outlets. Down syndrome has been disappearing in Iceland since prenatal screening tests were introduced in the early 2000s. Almost 100% of women who had a positive test for Down syndrome decided to terminate their pregnancy. Robert E. Lee himself, …

Tit-Bits Of Trivia 68

Marie Antoinette’s last words were “Pardon me, sir, I meant not to do it,” an apology to her executioner for stepping on his toes. Ancient Egyptians had a 70% accurate method for detecting pregnancy: a woman would pee on some seeds. If they sprouted, she was pregnant. The last car to have a cassette deck …

Tit-Bits Of Trivia 66

At the 1932 Olympics, the 3,000-metre steeplechase was run over 3,460 metres because an official lost count of the number of laps. Even after extinction, the Dodo is still the national animal of Mauritius. Charles Darwin’s cousin Francis Galton invented underwater spectacles so he could read in the bath. After a meal, a Burmese python’s heart grows by …

Tit-Bits Of Trivia 65

The woman who made cannabis brownies famous by baking and distributing them to AIDS patients was actually called Mary Jane. Dumbo was the first Disney animated feature set in America. The Eskimo kiss –rubbing noses– is not a kiss. It’s called a “kunik” and is an expression of affection, usually from an adult to its child. The Inuit kiss on the lips like …