Monday, 29 January 2018

Did you know no: 3


Another Monday another set of did you know facts............................

In 1845 Boston had a law banning bathing unless you had a doctor's prescription, what the hell

Male mosquitoes do not bite...............

If your skin was laid flat it would cover an area 18 square feet.....................

Bowling used to be played with nine pins................till a law was passed in colonial America making bowling at nine pins illegal, so the potential offenders just switched to using ten pins, thereby keeping their game legal and ten pins became the norm.


A pint glass will hold about four million grains of sand, like who counted them, to know this fact

7 comments:

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Someone would have counted those grains.
Interesting facts.

Janie Junebug said...

I wish we had nothing but male mosquitoes. That would be the end of biting and the end of mosquitoes.

Love,
Janie

Rita said...

I knew about the mosquitoes, but the rest were new to me. :)

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

I wonder how many times they lost count

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

So true

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Yeah I had heard that about them as well

Quirky Homemaker G said...

Who indeed? LOL I wonder if they were in a drought back then? I mean, really. . . .

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