Inspired by David Letterman’s completely made up “fun facts”. Think of this like chindogu, those working, but useless inventions. Let’s hear your (semi)plausible but irrelevant (fake) factoids.
Marcel Duchamp coined the phrase “to coin a phrase”.
The least successful musical of all time was Susan Sontag’s “Squeaky
Fromme, You Is My Woman Now”.
The third most common verb in the English language is “discharge”.
On average, ugly people have two less bones than attractive people.
Cats and octopodes are mortal enemies, but rarely come into contact.
The ocean is no more than twenty-four and a half feet deep, but due to
fluid refraction, appears much deeper.
Both gorillas and dolphins have been taught to talk, but dolphins are
more likely to lie to you.
Steven Morrissey’s real name is Stephen Morrissey.