Archive for August, 2011

Lie of the Day #1748

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

The original fez design came from people wearing miniature lamp shades on their heads.

Lie of the Day #1747

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

In the future, the most popular plastic surgery operation will be finger shortening, because having proportionally large palms will be considered closer to ideal beauty.

Lie of the Day #1746

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Even in present day, most cultures view juggling as an act of witchcraft.

Lie of the Day #1745

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Science has finally discovered a satisfactory explanation as to why absolutely every professional musical vocalist has horrible teeth. Unfortunately, this explanation cannot be shared for reasons of protecting the public health.

Lie of the Day #1744

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The first functional harp in recorded history was made by a man who grew out his beard, twisted and greased strands of it, and affixed those strands to hooks that he’d embedded in his upper abdomen.

Lie of the Day #1743

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

If you think about an event in your life hard enough, it will seem like it never happened. This works similarly to how repeating a word over and over makes it eventually sound like it’s not a real word at all.

Lie of the Day #1742

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Earthquakes never happen on the East coast of the United States.

Lie of the Day #1741

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

“Yummy” is not a real word. In fact, most cultures consider the term to be profane.

Lie of the Day #1740

Saturday, August 13th, 2011

The famous “animal styles” of kung fu were not really the most effective. They simply marketed better than the much more powerful fungus style.

Lie of the Day #1739

Friday, August 12th, 2011

With the proper combination of electricity, lizard blood, and butter, it’s possible to reanimate a pork chop with sentient behavior for up to 3 days.