Wednesday, November 30, 2011



  • Goldfish can suffer motion sickness.
  • Gorgias of Epirus was born during preparation of  his mothers funeral.
  • Gorillas often sleep for up to fourteen hours a day.
  • Goulash, a beef soup, originated in Hungary in the 9th century AD.
  • Grabatology is the collecting of ties.
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan was the first city in the US to put fluoride in their water.
  • Greenland, named this to attract settlers, was discovered by Eric the Red in the 10th century.
  • Gunpowder is formed after mixing charcoal, saltpetre and sulphur.
  • Gunsmoke debuted on CBS-TV in 1955, and went on to become the longest-running (20 years) series on television.
  • Haggis, the national dish of Scotland: take the heart, liver, lungs, and small intestine of a calf or sheep, boil them in the stomach of the animal, season with salt, pepper and onions, add suet and oatmeal.

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