Archive for June, 2011

Lie of the Day #1686

Monday, June 20th, 2011

There is absolutely no irony in the fact that even though it’s called a “state fair,” the games are all rigged against the people who play them.

Lie of the Day #1685

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Air conditioners never fail.

Lie of the Day #1684

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

60% of waffle batter is identical to unhardened concrete.

Lie of the Day #1683

Friday, June 17th, 2011

All human beings are immune to poison ivy. That it causes rashes or itching is completely a myth and anyone who says otherwise is just trying to stop you from having any fun.

Lie of the Day #1682

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Silly Putty didn’t get its name because it’s fun to play with. It got its name because playing with putty is ridiculous.

Lie of the Day #1681

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

90% of all bicycle seats are made with beaks from seagulls.

Lie of the Day #1680

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Disco was developed in Siberian prisons of the late 1940s… as a form of torture.

Lie of the Day #1679

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Ironically, 40% of all prosthetic teeth are made of a hardened form of sugar.

Lie of the Day #1678

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

The pejorative term “motherfucker” has origins that have nothing to do with maternal figures or fornication. To the contrary, it has to do with the fact that dates used to be written in a format of month, year, week (formerly written as euker). The problem, however, is that most people at the time couldn’t tell [...]

Lie of the Day #1677

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

The number 11 is an “inverse prime”, meaning that there are no known numbers that are divisible by 11.