September 20, 2007

Thursday Trivia - 4

•King Mswati, Forbes Richest Royals youngest member and the only one from sub-Saharan Africa is 39-year-old King Mswati III of Swaziland, with a net worth of $200 million. Almost every year, he chooses a new bride from among 20,000 naked bare-breasted virgins; so far, he has 13 wives and is building a palace for each

•During World War II, Germany created special currency, specifically for concentration camps

•The Guinness Book of Records declared the "longest real word" in the English language to be “floccinaucinihilipilification” (29 letters)

•Kim Jong-il, dictator of North Korea. Kim Jong-il is known as Hennessy greatest customer, he spends $720,000 per year on the cognac while many North Koreans live in extreme poverty. Hennessy Cognac is one of the finest and oldest cognacs in the world

•Nokia 2100 is the first phone to feature the famous Nokia tone. Nokia’s target is to sell 4,00,000 phones but sold 20 million phones

ok, less content this week some very interesting stuff on steve jobs..mail me if you know anything interesting about steve

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