Friday Factoids

Once again, Friday… feel like it is Thursday, so what a bonus eh!!! So glad we were off for the summer.
No theme this week – just random facts.
The music though is somebody’s favourite song, guess who… answers on a postcard to….
Did you know…
If the temperature of an alligator’s mound is 30 C, all the hatchlings will be females. If it is 33 C, they are all male.
The underside of a horse’s hoof is called a frog. The frog peels off several times a year with new growth. (can anyone please confirm, can horses hop? or croak)
and did you know….
The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah Mat,” which means “the king is dead”.
The names of the three wise monkeys are Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil), and Mazaru (Speak no evil).
The dial tone of a normal telephone is in the key of “F”.
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings! (Doesn’t work for me)

and finally did you know….
The correct response to the Irish greeting, “Top of the morning to you,” is “and the rest of the day to yourself.”

and for Friday funnies…..
What did the policeman say to his tummy?
I’ve got you under a vest!

What do calendars eat?
DATES!

How does an octopus go to war?
WELL-ARMED

Have you heard the one about the Corduroy pillow?
It’s making HEADLINES!

“Top of the morning to you,” and have yourselves a lovely weekend.