Sunday, September 22, 2013

Trivia Bits 22 September


  • The official language of Panama is Portuguese.
  • Australian animal the Koala bear do have individual fingerprints.
  • Scamper is the name of the dog in the Secret Seven books by Enid Blyton.
  • The Australian yacht Australia II won the America’s cup in 1983.
  • Footpath is used by Australians, sidewalk is used by Americans to describe the same thing – a walkway along the side of a roadway.
  • Apiphobia is the fear of bees.
  • In the 1972 film The Adventures of Barry McKenzie the title role was played by Barry Crocker.
  • Tosto is a musical term meaning rapidly.
  • The flora of Australia comprises a vast assemblage of plant species estimated to over 20,000 vascular and 14,000 non-vascular plants, 250,000 species of fungi and over 3,000 lichens.
  • The Concert Feature was the working title of the Disney animated film Fantasia.

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