Saturday, July 3, 2010


I was outside having a smoke the other day and thinking back when i was told the why you couldnt smoke while you are cooking, i always thought it would be the ash from the smoke, but the real reason is the salvia on the end of the smoke each time you put the smoke in and out of your mouth.

So i thought i might find some more trivia to add here

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.

The phrase "sleep tight" derives from the fact that early mattresses were filled with straw and held up with rope stretched across the bedframe. A tight sleep was a comfortable sleep.

The botanical name of the chocolate plant is Theobramba cacao, which means "Food of the Gods.
There is no such thing as a banana tree. Bananas grow on plants.

The human body has enough fat to produce 7 bars of soap.

Your stomach cells secrete hydrochloric acid, a corrosive compound used to treat metals in the industrial world. It can pickle steel, but mucous lining the stomach wall keeps this poisonous liquid safely in the digestive system.