Issue# 1002

MountainWings - The Daily Inspirational E-Mail
Helping You Over The Mountains of Life

We often seek the great mysteries of life but often the most 
insignificant bits of knowledge can lighten the spirit 
instead of giving us more to think about.

Sometimes life demands seriousness but more often it requires
laughter. You won't find the following information in the serious
stuff but these are the tidbits of knowledge that make us smile.

10 Things I'll Bet You Didn't Know. . . 

A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it 
starves to death.
(that's why you have to stomp them)

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.
(but make sure you're a long way away before you stop to stick
yours out at the crocodile)

A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
(You won't feel as sorry for a pig's muddy life anymore)

American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one 
olive from each salad served in first-class.
(a penny saved)

Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
(some say that some men are the same)

Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until 
the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Cat's urine glows under a black light.
(don't try to verify this)

China has more English speakers than the United States.

Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't 
wear pants.

Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a 

If you were counting, that's 12 things but maybe you knew two 
of them. I'm betting at least 10 you had no idea of. At least a 
couple of them should have made you smile.

Laugh for the day:

A bus load of politicians were driving down a country road 
when all of a sudden the bus ran off the road and crashed 
into a tree in an old farmer's field. The old farmer after 
seeing what happened went over to investigate. He then 
proceeded to dig a hole and bury the politicians. 

A few days later, the local sheriff came out, saw the crashed 
bus, and then asked the old farmer, "Were they ALL dead?" 

The old farmer replied, "Well, some of them said they 
weren't, but you know how them politicians lie."

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