"Don't thinks of him as a Republican, think of him as the man I love. And if that doesn't work, think of him as the man who can crush you." -- John F. Kennedy Jr. on how his cousin Maria Shriver introduced Arnold Schwarzenegger to Uncle Ted Kennedy.
According to claims made by emuranchers, percentage of NBA teams that use the bird's oil to alleviate players aches: more than 80.
THE BIG O NO
In a Glamour survey, percentage of female respondents who said that their male partners didn't know when they faked orgasms: 908. Percentage of women who said their partners would be devastated if they knew: 38.
Average distance between conversational partners in the U. S.: 18 inches; in Japan: 2 feet; in MExico: 12 inches.
Percentage of women in their 20s who live with their parents: 35; percentage of their male counterparts who do: 45.
Estimated cost of winning a major party presidential nomination: in 1988: $30.7 million; in 1992: $37.1 million; in 1996: $44.7 million.
MUST BE THAT SLIDING POLE
Number of times firefighters in Syracuse, New York were injured putting out fires in 1994: 25. Number of times they were injured in the fire station: 28.
DUDES WITH DO'S
Percentage of t3eenage boys in the U.S. who use hair spray: 36.
In a recent study of 1000 male plastic surgery patients, the number who said they were entrenpreneurs: 250.
Anual per capita consumption of gbutter in the U.S. in 1994: 4.2 pounds. The last year that butter conumption hit that level: 1977
Number of years that Alfred Nasseri, one of the most famous residents of Paris' Charles de Gaule Airport, has been detained while waiting for a resolution to his immigration problem: Number of diary pages Nasseri has filled during that time: 6000.
Percentage of Americans who never call in sidk for work when they aren't really sick: 76PRICKS
Number of acupuncturist who have been certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists since 1985: 4000. Estimated number who were certified in 1995: 1200
Average ration of doughnut shops to people in the U.S.: 1 to 30,000. Ratio of doughnut shops to people in Los Angeles: 1 to 7500
The percentage increase of catastrophic skiing injuries since 1985: 300.
FACT OF THE MONTH
According to a recent study by the Center for Lifestyle Management, the average couple devotes only four minutes per day (out of a possible 1440) to meaningful conversation--and often several of those moments are spent deciding whether or not to have sex.