Thursday, October 05, 2006

Heres the joke and some random facts

Heres the joke and some random facts
:An Italian deck of cards has no queens.

-The common name for the animal anobium pertinax is Bookworm.

-There are 1000 different chemicals in a cup of coffee.

-Aztecs offered Tamales to the gods.... as well as humans.

-A redwood's roots are only about 5 or 6 feet deep and spread out over about an acre.

-Henry VIII was the eight English king to be called Henry and the first to be called "Your Majesty."

-20,900 gallons of water flow from the Amazon river into the sea each minute.

-The U.S. treasury mints about 37 million pennies a day.

-Sound travels a mile in five seconds in the air and a mile in one second under water.

-The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows, shaved eyebrows were a fad when she was painted.

The Alabama preacher said to his congregation, "Someone in this
congregation has spread a rumor that I belong to the Ku Klux Klan.
This is a horrible lie and one which a Christian community cannot
tolerate. I am embarrassed and do not intend to accept this. Now, I
want the party who did this to stand and ask forgiveness from God and
this Christian family."

No one moved.

The preacher continued, "Do you have the nerve to face me and admit
this is a falsehood? Remember, you will be forgiven and in your heart
you will feel glory. Now stand and confess your transgression "

Again all was quiet.

Then slowly, a drop-dead gorgeous blonde with a body that would stop
traffic rose from the third pew. Her head was bowed and her voice
quivered as she spoke, "Reverend there has been a terrible

I never said you were a member of the Ku Klux Klan. I simply told a
couple of my friends that you were a wizard under the sheets."

The preacher fainted, and the congregation roared!

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