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◥ Everyday, 0.5% of the world visits a McDonald's.
◢ 每天全世界有 0.5% 的人會去吃麥當勞。
◥ 40% of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.
◢ 麥當勞盈利的 40% 來自快樂兒童餐。

◥ 315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.
◢ 1996 年的韋氏大字典上有 315 個字是拼錯的。

◥ The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
◢ 全世界最常見的菜市場名是穆罕默德。

◥ Pepper is the top-selling spice in the world.
◢ 胡椒是世界上最暢銷的香料。

◥ There are 333 toilet paper squares on a toilet paper roll.
◢ 一捲廁紙有 333 格。

◥ The harmonica is the world's most popular instrument.
◢ 口琴是世界上最暢銷的樂器。

◥ There're more germs on a computer keybord than on a public toilet seat.
◢ 電腦鍵盤上的細菌比馬桶上的還多。

◥ The average office desk hosts 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.
◢ 辦公桌上的細菌量平均要比馬桶上的多四百倍。

◥ After the popeye comic strip started in 1931, spinach consumption in the US increased by 33%.
◢ 1931 年大力水手漫畫問世後, 全美的菠菜消耗量提升了 33%。

◥ "Jaws" is the most common name for a goldfish.
◢ 人最常替金魚取的名字是 "Jaws" (大白鯊)。

◥ Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
◢ 每年被驢子害死的人比因空難而死的人還多。

◥ It costs $6400 to raise a medium size dog to age of 11.
◢ 把一隻中等體型的狗養到 11 歲需要花 6400 元美金。

◥ The longest earthworm in the world was reported to exceed 150 ft. in length.
◢ 世界紀錄最長的蚯蚓超過 150 呎 (約 45.7 公尺)。

◥ The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.
◢ 一張床平均有六十億隻塵螨。

◥ In the course of an average lifetime you will, while sleeping, eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders.
◢ 人一生平均在睡夢中吃下 70 隻各式各樣的昆蟲以及 10 隻蜘蛛。

◥ You know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
◢ 人被香檳瓶塞打死的機率比被毒蜘蛛咬死還高。

◥ The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1.
◢ 全世界的白蟻重量是人類的十倍。

◥ For every human being on earth, there are about 200 million insects.
◢ 將全世界的昆蟲分給人類, 每人可以分到兩億隻。

◥ The foot is the most common body part bitten by insects.
◢ 最容易被昆蟲叮的部位是腳。

◥ There are more chickens than people in the world.
◢ 世界上的雞比人數量多。

◥ Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.
◢ 每年有一萬隻以上的鳥類因撞到窗戶而死。

◥ Turkey leads the world in cereal consumption.
◢ 火雞的穀類消耗量居世界第一。

◥ More people are killed each year by coconuts than by sharks.
◢ 每年被椰子砸死的人比被鯊魚咬死的還多。

◥ The book stolen the most: The bible.
◢ 聖經是遭竊率最高的書籍。

◥ Surveys show 56% of workers have had sex at work.
◢ 研究顯示有 56% 的人曾經在上班時嘿咻。

◥ On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.
◢ 每天平均有 12 個新生兒在醫院被抱錯。

◥ Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day.
◢ 六歲兒童一天平均笑 300 次。

◥ An average person laughs about 5 times a day.
◢ 一般人每天平均笑五次。

◥ Kidney stones come in any color from yellow to brown. The largest known kidney stone weighed 1.36 kilograms.
◢ 腎結石有各種顏色, 已知最大的腎結石重 1.36 公斤。

◥ The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturday.
◢ 週六發生的死亡車禍數量最多。

◥ Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lighting than women.
◢ 男人被閃電打到的機率是女人的六倍。

◥ The percent of women who wash their hands after leaving a restroom is 80%.
◢ 女性上完廁所會洗手的比率是 80%。

◥ The percent of men who wash their hands after using a restroom is 55%.
◢ 男性上完廁所會洗手的比率是 55%。

◥ On an average work day, a typist's fingers travel 12.6 miles.
◢ 打字員的手指每天平均移動 12.6 哩 (約 20 公里)。

◥ The average secretary's left hand does 56% of the typing.
◢ 秘書的左手平均要分擔 56% 的打字工作。

◥ Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
◢ 每二十億人中只有一個人可以活超過 116 歲。

◥ More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.
◢ 全世界一半以上的人口沒有打過或接過電話。

◥ 10 tons of space dust fall on the Earth everyday.
◢ 每天有 10 噸的灰塵自太空落到地面上。

◥ On average, a 4 year old child asks 437 questions a day.
◢ 四歲兒童每天平均問 437 個問題。

◥ Blue and white are the most common school colors.
◢ 藍色與白色是學校最常見的顏色。

◥ The most common time for a wake up call is 7am.
◢ 最常見的叫起床電話時間是早上七點。

◥ The most common non-contagious disease in the world is tooth decay.
◢ 最常見的非傳染性疾病是蛀牙。

◥ The typical person goes to the bathroom 6 times a day.
◢ 一般人每天上廁所六次。

◥ 4000 people are injured by teapots each year.
◢ 每年有 400 人因茶壺而受傷。

◥ Jack is the most common name in nursery rhymes.
◢ 童謠中最常見的名字是 Jack (傑克)。

◥ Pound for pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars.
◢ 以每單位重量而言, 漢堡比新車還貴。

◥ There are more collect calls made on Father's Day than on any other day.
◢ 一年之中父親節這一天的受話者付費電話量最大。

◥ Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world?
◢ 全世界至少有九百萬人跟你同一天生日。

◥ The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
◢ 遊艇 "伊莉莎白二世" 每消耗一加崙 (約 4.5 公升) 的柴油只能前進 6 吋 (約 15 公分)。

◥ Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
◢ 耐吉每年付給麥可喬登的薪水比耐吉在馬來西亞所有工人的薪水總和還多。

◥ It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni, and about a gallon to clean the pot.
◢ 煮通心粉大約需要半加侖 (約 2.3 公升) 的水, 但是洗鍋子卻需要一加崙 (約 4.5 公升)。

◥ Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
◢ 登徵友啟事的人有 35% 都已經結婚了。

◥ 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.
◢ 23% 的影印機故障原因是使用者坐在上面印自己的屁股。
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◥ 85% of people killed by lightning are male.
◢ 被閃電打死的人有 85% 是男性。

◥ Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people.
◢ 每年有 2500 以上的左撇子因為使用設計給右撇子的產品而喪命。

◥ If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion.
◢ 如果 24 小時不停地數, 要 31688 年才能數到一兆。

◥ A Boeing 747's wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.
◢ 波音 747 的翅膀比萊特兄弟首次試飛成功的距離還長。

◥ Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
◢ 家中的塵粒大多來自於老死的皮膚。

◥ We've eaten 400 billion Oreo's since they were first introduced in 1912.
◢ 自從 1912 年創立以來全世界已經消耗了四千億片奧立歐餅乾。

◥ The Snicker's bar is the #1 selling candy sold in vending machines.
◢ 士力架巧克力棒是販賣機賣得最好的糖果。

◥ The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
◢ 世界最有價值的品牌依序是: 萬寶路, 可口可樂以及百威啤酒。
◣ 小毛註: 前陣子看到報導, 可口可樂已經變成第一名了。

◥ City with the most Rolls Royce's per capita: Hong Kong.
◢ 全世界平均每人擁有最多輛勞斯萊斯的城市是香港。

◥ France has the highest per capita consumption of cheese.
◢ 法國的每人平均乳酪消耗量世界第一。

◥ The Eifel Tower has 2,500,000 rivets in it.
◢ 艾菲爾鐵塔共用了兩百五十萬根鉚釘。

◥ The Eiffel Tower has 1792 steps.
◢ 艾菲爾鐵塔有 1792 級樓梯。

◥ Japan is the largest exporter of frog's legs.
◢ 日本是最大的蛙腿出口國。

◥ Russia has the most movie theaters in the world.
◢ 俄羅斯的電影院數量世界第一。

◥ Iceland consumes more Coca-Cola per capita than any other country.
◢ 冰島每人平均消耗的可口可樂量世界第一。

◥ China has more English speakers than the United States.
◢ 中國會說英文的人比美國還多。

◥ If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
◢ 如果全中國人口排成一列從你面前走過, 因為出生率的關係這隊伍將永遠走不完。

◥ Blue is the favourite colour of 80% of Americans.
◢ 80% 的美國人最喜歡藍色。

◥ 35 MPH is the average speed most cars travel on interstate highways during peak morning and afternoon rush.
◢ 美國上下班尖峰時期的州際公路車速平均是 35 MPH (時速約 56 公里)。

◥ A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
◢ 美國人最常噎到的物品是牙籤。

◥ According to the Texas Department of Transportation, one person is killed annually painting stripes on the state's highways and roads.
◢ 根據德州交通部統計, 每年平均有一人在替路面畫標線的時候被撞死。

◥ Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.
◢ 洛杉磯有將近四分之一的面積被汽車覆蓋。

◥ Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
◢ 全世界三分之二的茄子種在紐澤西。

◥ One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.
◢ 美國人每四人就有一人上過電視。

◥ The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
◢ 美國及加拿大人每人每年平均吃掉 11.9 磅 (約 5.4 公斤) 的穀類。

◥ Swimming pools in Phoenix, Arizona, pick up 20 pounds of dust a year.
◢ 亞利桑那州鳳凰城的游泳池每年會掉進 20 磅 (約 9 公斤) 的灰塵。

◥ In Kentucky, 50% of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
◢ 在肯塔基州, 初次結婚的人有一半不到二十歲。

◥ 7% of Americans don't know the first 9 words of the American anthem, but know the first 7 of the Canadian anthem.
◢ 7% 的美國人不知道美國國歌的前九個字, 但卻知道加拿大國歌的前七個字。

◥ 5% of Canadians don't know the first 7 words of the Canadian anthem, but know the first 9 of the American anthem.
◢ 5% 的加拿大人不知道加拿大國歌的前七個字, 但卻知道美國國歌的前九個字。

◥ The state of Florida is bigger than England.
◢ 佛羅里達州比英國面積大。

◥ Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than for the US Treasury.
◢ 在美國壟斷性事業賺的錢比美國國庫還多。

◥ Chances of a white Christmas in New York: 1 in 4.
◢ 紐約發生白色耶誕的機率是四分之一。

◥ Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.
◢ 紐約市的計程車司機有 90% 是剛到的移民。

◥ Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.
◢ 紐約市的第二大地主是哥倫比亞大學。 第一大則是天主教堂。

◥ Chances that an American lives within 50 miles of where they grew up: 1 in 2.
◢ 美國人家住在離從小長大的地點 50 哩 (約 80 公里) 以內的機率是二分之一。

◥ In a normal life time an American will eat 200 pounds of peanuts and 10,000 pounds of meat.
◢ 美國人一生平均吃掉 200 磅 (約 91 公斤) 的花生和一萬磅 (約 4540 公斤) 的肉。

◥ A new book is published every 13 minutes in America.
◢ 在美國每 13 分鐘就有一本新書出版。

◥ Average number of people airborne over the U.S. during any given hour: 61,000.
◢ 在美國每小時搭飛機的平均人數是 61000 人。

◥ America's best selling ice-cream flavour is vanilla.
◢ 美國最暢銷的冰淇淋口味是香草。

◥ American's eat 18 billion hot dogs a year.
◢ 美國人每年吃掉 180 億根熱狗。

◥ American's eat 134 pounds of sugar a year.
◢ 美國每人每年吃掉 134 磅 (61 公斤) 的糖。

◥ Americans spend around $3 billion for cat and dog food a year.
◢ 美國人每年花三十億美金在買貓食與狗食。

◥ The typical American consumes 27 pounds of cheese each year.
◢ 一般美國人每年吃掉 27 磅 (約 12 公斤) 的乳酪。

◥ The state of California raises the most turkeys out of all of the states.
◢ 美國加州的火雞飼養量全國第一。

◥ The typical American eats 263 eggs a year.
◢ 美國人平均一年吃 263 個蛋。

◥ Alaska is the state with highest percent of people who walk to work.
◢ 阿拉斯加是美國步行通勤者比例最高的州。

◥ The average American eats 2 donuts a day.
◢ 美國人每天平均吃兩個甜甜圈。

◥ 70 percent of Americans who visited Disneyland/World.
◢ 70% 的美國人去過迪士尼樂園。

◥ Only 32% of Americans can snap their fingers.
◢ 只有 32% 的美國人能捻手指 (以發出清脆的響聲)。

◥ About 30 million Americans have insomnia.
◢ 美國大約有三千萬人失眠。

◥ The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day, according to the American Podiatric Association.
◢ 根據美國小兒科醫師協會統計, 一般人每天行走八千到一萬步。

◥ Twenty-six percent of the water consumed in the U.S. is bottled.
◢ 在美國瓶裝水佔所有消費水量的 26%。

◥ There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
◢ 美國平均每人有兩張信用卡。

◥ According to a study at Florida State University, people spend more money on refreshments at tractor pulls than they do at football games.
◢ 根據佛羅里達州立大學的研究, 人們跟拖車買零食點心的消費額比在足球賽中還多。

◥ Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
◢ 美國人每天平均吃掉 18 公頃的 pizza。

◥ No NFL team which plays it's home games in a domed stadium has ever won a Superbowl.
◢ 在地主場巨蛋比賽的美國橄欖球隊從沒贏過超級盃。

◥ There are more plastic flamingos in the US than real ones.
◢ 美國的塑膠紅鶴比真的數量還多。

◥ There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building.
◢ 帝國大廈有一千萬塊磚頭。

◥ The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches.
◢ 大聯盟用的棒球平均壽命只能被投五到七次。

◥ The odds of being struck by lightening are 600,000 to one. the odds of winning the lottery are 14 million to one.
◢ 被閃電打到的機率是六十萬分之一。 美國樂透的中獎率是一千四百萬分之一。
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