Random Fact Sheet #175 – Get Ready to be Impressed With These 30 Facts 2

26The Nutty Narrows

The Nutty Narrows

In 1963, contractor Amos Peters constructed a small suspension bridge to facilitate safe squirrel crossing over a busy street in Longview, Washington. “The Nutty Narrows” is now on the National Historic Register.

27. The sense of relief and pleasure after defecating has been scientifically studied and has an official name: Poo-phoria.

28. Henry VIII had people who were called “Grooms of the Stool” whose job was to wipe his bottom. During his reign he had four such people. All of them were knighted.

29. The Return of the Jedi was originally titled Revenge of the Jedi. Only after printing thousands of posters did George Lucas decide to change the name, making the posters worthless for advertising. Lucas then sold them to Stars Wars fans for $9.50 each as collector's items.

30. Conan O'Brien met his wife Liza while shooting a remote piece on Late Night.

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