Things I learned on the way to something else-Jan.'13

Here's another boatload of stuff we don't REALLY need to know but if I discover it on my way to learning something else--I feel compelled to share it with you. You can thank me later. :)

62 percent of women wash their hands 10 or more times a day ( Better Homes and Gardens)

You would be hardpressed to find a boxelder bug west of the Rockies. (Hobby Farms)

8 states have official pies--3 states have official cakes. Wisconsin doesn't have an official cake or pie. (Mental Floss)

Marshall Fields on Chicago created the Bridal Registry in 1924.(Vanity Fair)

Garth brooks isn the only superstar whose music ins't on Itunes. (Billboard)

Walmart says it it were to cut one second off of its average customer check out time in the US it would save $ 12 million in cashier wages per year (Wall Street Journal)