Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Trivia Tuesday

Elvis never performed a single encore, so when he left, he wasn't coming back. Hence the phrase 'Elvis has left the building.'
(You may have known that, but I didn't know all of it.)

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Because of its extremely long neck, the giraffe must rely on its oversized heart (two feet long and twenty-five pounds!) to pump blood all the way to its head. As a result, the giraffe has the highest blood pressure of any animal: 280/180 mmHg (millimeters of mercury) at heart level when prone -- more than twice the blood pressure of an average human. Not surprisingly, because of their high blood pressure, giraffes are prone to heart attacks.

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The longest English word having only a single vowel is strengths.

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On May 21, 1992 - Johnny Carson hosted The Tonight Show for the last time.
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It's said that approximately 17% of the total surface of Sweden is covered by blueberry bushes.

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If you walk south from Detroit, you can end up in Canada.


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In May 1897 - Jell-o was introduced.  

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That is all for today.
Have a great week!!

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