Saturday, November 19, 2011



  • Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" was the first animated film to be nominated for an Oscar for best picture.
  • DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleicacid.
  • Doctors 'bled' Louis XIII of France forty-seven times in one month in an attempt to cure his illness.
  • Dogs are colour-blind.
  • Dogs sweat through the pads of their feet.
  • Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  • Donald Duck lives at 1313 Webfoot Walk, Duckburg, Calisota.
  • Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.
  • Doris Day began her career as a dancer, and only began singing when she broke her leg.
  • Dr. Joel Poinsett, the 1st US ambassador to Mexico, brought the poinsettia to US in 1828. The plant, called "flower of the blessed night" in Mexico was renamed in Poinsett's honour.

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