Archive for September, 2011

Lie of the Day #1787

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Drinking antifreeze will turn your eyes green. Of course, it may also kill you, so in order to get green eyes without dying, you should only have a small dose of antifreeze each day. You can hasten the process by mixing this small amount of antifreeze with fish oil and minced beets.

Lie of the Day #1786

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

September is the only month of the year in which people are legally required to greet one another without looking the other person in the eye.

Lie of the Day #1785

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Similar to how human infants are naturally capable of swimming, puppies are capable of flight for the first 6-8 days of life.

Lie of the Day #1784

Monday, September 26th, 2011

In most countries, giving a breath mint to a dog is actually a felony offense.

Lie of the Day #1783

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Potato chips aren’t made of potatoes; they’re made by potatoes. For clarification, think about what a “cow chip” is. A potato chip is basically the same thing.

Lie of the Day #1782

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Cats always land on their feet. This is true because, in 1923, it was officially declared that each individual hair on a cat’s body counts as a foot.

Lie of the Day #1781

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

The notion that dragons breathe fire has been misinterpreted from ancient texts. It was taken as a poetic description although it was meant quite literally. Dragons breathe fire like fish breathe water. The fire that shot from their mouths was simply an exhale. The rest of the time, the dragon would have to hold its [...]

Lie of the Day #1780

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

All musicians are named Billy.

Lie of the Day #1779

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Most molds and mushrooms have incredible elastic capability. In fact, bungie cords were originally called fungi cords, but the name was changed because it didn’t market well.

Lie of the Day #1778

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Sideburns got their name because before humans evolved the capability of growing them, men would regularly brand their faces with hot irons to give the appearance of having facial hair in that location.