Thursday, October 22, 2009

Did you know?

Did you know:

A South African monkey was once awarded a medal and promoted to the rank of
corporal during World War I.

An American aircraft in Vietnam shot itself down with one of its own missiles.

In Ancient Peru, when a woman found an 'ugly' potato, it was the custom for her
to push it into the face of the nearest man.
When George I became King of England in 1714, his wife did not become Queen. He
placed her under house arrest for 32 years.

Some strange facts and traditions have been collected collected at

"Human World" . I was engrossed with this we page simply because of the unusual content. All of these entries are true (according to the web site author), and some of the make you say "What was going through their minds when t was decided that this was a good idea?".