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On 9/4/99 9:00:40 PM, hrwhite wrote:
>
>. . .
>16. It takes 3,000 cows to
>supply the NFL with enough
>leather for a year's
>supply of footballs.
>
I would like to point out to PETA folks that it doesn't follow that the NFL kills the cows. Be cool.
>
>. . .
>23. On average, 100 people
>choke to death on ball-point
>pens every year.
>
A couple of these items look like what's called "folk etymology" to me, but this one, #23, is really fascinating. How do they do that? Do they put the caps in their mouths?
>

Jim Donnelly
Hyattsville, Maryland
donnelly@his.com



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