Useless Information

April 2024

  • Long ago, when many people were unable to read the Bible, pictures were put in stained glass windows to remind them of the stories.
  • There are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today.  However, about 2,000 of those languages have fewer than 1,000 speakers.
  • A speleologist studies caves.
  • A bibliophile is a collector of rare books. A bibliopole is a seller of rare books.
  • There is a two-letter word that perhaps has more meaning than any other two-letter word…and that is “UP.”
  • The Bible devotes some 500 verses on prayer, less than 500 verses on faith, but more than 2,000 verses on money and possessions.
  • Forty is the only number with all its letters in alphabetical order, and one is the only number to have its letters in reverse alphabetical order.

Borrowed by Daheap from The Amazing Book of Useless Information; Noel Botham & The Useless Information Society.