Welcome to Your Poetry Dot Com - Read, Rate, Comment on, or Submit Poetry. Browse Poetry Forums, or just enjoy other parts of our poetic community.
One of the largest databases of poetry on the net, now over 198,500+ poems!
Welcome to Your Poetry Dot Com    Poems On Site: 198,500+   Comments On Poems: 427,000+   Forum Posts: 105,000+
Custom Search
  Welcome ! Home  ·  FAQ  ·  Topics  ·  Web Links  ·  Your Account  ·  Submit Poetry  ·  Top 30  ·  OldSite Link 14-April 20:19:24 AEST  
· Micks Shop
· Our eBay Store· Error Submit
· Submit Poetry
· Least Read Poems
· Topics
· Members Listing
· Old Site Post 2001
· Old Site Pre 2001
· Poetry Archive
· Public Domain Poetry
· Stories (NEW ! )
· Submit Story
· Story Topics
· Stories Archive
· Story Search
· Our Poetry Forums
· Our Arcade
100's of Games !

  Site Help
· Feedback

  Members Areas
· Your Account
· Members Journals
· Premium Sign-Up
  Premium Section
· Special Section
· Premium Poems
· Premium Submit
· Premium Search
· Premium Top
· Premium Archive
· Premium Topics
 Fun & Games

· Jokes
· Bubble Puzzle
· ConnectN
· Cross Word
· Cross Word Easy
· Drag Puzzle
· Word Hunt
· Dictionary
· Dictionary (Rhyming)
· Site Updates
· Content
· Special Content
· Search
· Web Links
· All Links
· Top 30
  Help This Site
· Donations
· Recipes
· Moderators
Our Other Sites
· Embroidery Design Store
· Your Jokes
· Special Urls
· JM Embroideries
· Public Domain Poetry and Stories
· Diamond Dotz
· Cooking Info and Recipes
· Quoof - Australian Story


Silly Facts in case They Ask...

Contributed by softerware on Thursday, 23rd April 2020 @ 05:46:30 PM in AEST
Topic: Lifepoems

The supreme court has a private basketball court we understand.
They nicknamed it the very “highest court in all the land”.
Harvard/'/s easier to join than Wallmart, yesiree..
Harvard/'/s acceptance rate is 2.6%, Wallmarts is 4.3.

The technical word for fear of long words will give you catatonia:
It’s hippopotomonstrosaquippedaliophobia .
Brittan’s Secret Service hacked Al-Queda’s website secretly
and replaced the bomb instructions with a cupcake recipe.

Russian Vlademir Nabokov wrote “Lolita” in his prime.
He also invented emoticons in 1969.
A hurricane can release more energy in just three minutes time,
Than all of our planet’s nuclear weapons (yes, combined)

The largest Indian Reservation is in New Mexico
It covers 10 million acres (1500 square miles, or so)
North Carolina’s the place to go to get your favorite beer.
369 types of beer are brewed right here!

Alaska invented Ranch dressing, and by circumstance;
served it at a place named Hidden Valley Ranch.
The longest golf cart ever made came from Georgia, friends.
Thirty-one feet long at Mike’s Golf Carts, end to end.

A chef’s hat has to have exactly 100 pleats.
It represents the ways you can prepare an egg to eat.
Stop signs were colored yellow until 1954.
They found red paint that wouldn’t fade like it did before.

Louboutin shoes were inspired by Andy Warhol’s art.
He drew a sketch called “Flowers” and that was the start.
While sleeping, sea otters hold hands with each other.
It keeps them from drifting away from one another.

In 1902 Dorothy didn’t have a dog named Toto as now.
She had a pet named Imogene, and it was a cow.
The Outer Space Treaty couldn’t come too soon.
It prohibits any country from ownership of the moon.

Forest Mars, the guy who invented M & Ms
Was allergic to peanuts; and so he couldn’t eat them.
The dot over the letter I is very little.
But it has a name. It’s called a Tittle.

“Where’s George” is a site that will tell you where
your dollar bill goes. You can track it there.
Type in the serial number and you’ll see
Every zip code it goes through accurately.

13 colonies on our dollar bill is a big deal.
13 stripes and 13 stars are on the great seal.
13 steps on the pyramid and 13 arrows the eagle wields.

Paper money is not made of paper. It would be subject to moths!
It’s linen and cotton; technically, our money’s made of cloth.
So is our money minted, or is our money loomed?
It really doesn/'/t matter -- I/'/m just glad they do, aren/'/t you?

Copyright © softerware ... [ 2020-04-23 17:46:30]
(Date/Time posted on site)


Previous Posted Poem         | |         Next Posted Poem

Sorry, comments are no longer allowed for anonymous, please register for a free membership to access this feature and more
All comments are owned by the poster. Your Poetry Dot Com is not responsible for the content of any comment.
That said, if you find an offensive comment, please contact via the FeedBack Form with details, including poem title etc.
Re: Silly Facts in case They Ask... (User Rating: 1 )
by Former_Member on Sunday, 10th May 2020 @ 05:47:14 AM AEST
(User Info | Send a Message)
Crap ❕❕❕ Now I have catatonia.

And here/'/s a tribute to Vlademir Nabokov:


While every care is taken to ensure the general sites content is family safe, our moderators cannot be in all places; all the time. Please report poetry and or comments that are in breach of our site rules HERE (Please include poem title or url). Parents also please ensure that you supervise your children well when they are on the internet; regardless of what a site says about being, or being considered, child-safe.

Poetry is much like a great photo, a single "moment in time" capturing many feelings and emotions. Yet, they are very alive; creating stirrings within the readers who form visual "pictures" of the expressed emotions within the Poem. ©

Opinions expressed in the poetry, comments, forums etc. on this site are not necessarily those of this site, its owners and/or operators; but of the individuals who post items to this site.
Frequently Asked Questions | | | Privacy Policy | | | Contact Webmaster

All submitted items are Copyright © to their submitter. All the rest Copyright © 2002-2050 by Your Poetry Dot Com

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owners.

Script Generation Time: 0.052 Seconds. - View our Site Map | .© your-poetry.com