Hernando Connects “Deep Thoughts” Friday

  • The word “gorilla” is derived from a Greek word meaning, “A tribe of hairy women.”

 

  • Prisoners in Canadian war camps during WWII were treated so well, that a lot of them didn’t’ want to leave when the war was over.

 

  • Gorillas burp when they are happy

 

  • In New York, it is illegal to sell a haunted house without telling the buyer.

 

  • In 2006 someone tried to sell New Zealand on eBay. The price got up to $3,000 before eBay shut it down.

 

  • It is considered good luck in Japan when a sumo wrestler makes your baby cry.

 

  • A man from Britain changed his name to Tim Pppppppppprice to make it harder for telemarketers to pronounce.

 

  • A woman from California once tried to sue the makers of Cap’n Crunch, because the Crunch Berries contained “no berries of any kind.”

 

  • Apple launched a clothing line in 1986. It was described as a “train wreck” by others.

 

  • In Japan, crooked teeth are considered cute and attractive.

 

  • A Swedish woman lost her wedding ring, and found it 16 years later- growing on a carrot in her garden.

 

  • Donald duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.

 

  • The chance of you dying on the way to get lottery tickets is actually greater than your chance of winning.

 

  • Cherophobia is the fear of fun.

 

  • The toothpaste “Colgate” in Spanish translates to “go hang yourself”.

 

  • Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.

 

 

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"Deep Thoughts", by Hernando Connects
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"Deep Thoughts" by Hernando Connects, brings you fun and quirky sayings from around the internet every Friday! Inspired by the skits from SNL called "Deep Thoughts" by Jack Handy, these sayings are from far and wide to make you laugh and think! Have a great Friday read!
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