1)Most elephants are afraid of mice.
BALONEY - Elephants fear mice only in cartoons.
2)The name of the little boy pictured on boxes of Cracker Jacks is actually Jack.
TRUTH - It sure is, and his dog is named 'Bingo."
3)You have a 50/50 chance of getting this question right.
TRUTH - You do indeed have a 1 of 2 chances of getting this right. Did you?
4)'Baloney' is really just a slang word. The lunchmeat is actually spelled "Bologna."
TRUTH - Incidentally, the word "truth" is not slang.
5)Turkeys get their name from their country of origin - Turkey.
BALONEY - Turkeys are North American birds. Hooray for the home team!
6)The year 1961 reads the same upside down. The next year to read that way will be the year 6009.
TRUTH - Less than 4,000 years to go? I can't wait!
7)There are more than 200 different ways to make change for a dollar.
TRUTH - Actually, there are 293.
8)The maximum weight of a regulation football is heavier than that of a regulation basketball.
BALONEY - A football's max is 15 ounces, a basketball's is 22.9 ounces.
9)The song most frequently sung in the U.S. is "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star."
BALONEY - The most frequent melody is "Happy Birthday."
10)The man who invented the lie detector (the polygraph) also created "Wonder Woman."
TRUTH - William Moulton is his name, and no, the first polygraph was not Wonder Woman's "Golden Lasso of Truth."
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