Trivia about Americans
More Americans have died in automobile accidents than have died in all the wars ever fought by the United States.|
Native Americans once used woodpecker scalps as currency.
Ninety percent of Americans describe themselves as shy.
One out of five pieces of the world's garbage is generated in the United States.
Sixteen percent of Americans have tattoos. The word "tattoo" comes from the Tahitian word "tattau," which means "to mark."
The average American makes 3.4 trips to the grocery store each week.
The average American uses 743 tissues each year.
The typical American uses 57 sheets of toilet paper each day.
Thirty-eight of American companies say they monitor their employee's e-mail.
Americans eat an average of 75 bananas a year per person.
Americans spend more at strip clubs than at Broadway product
ions, regional theater productions and classical orchestra performances combined.
Americans use more than 16,000 tons of aspirin a year.
One out of five men in America propose marriage on their knee.
The five favorite U.S. school lunches nationwide, according to the American School Food Service Association, are, in order, pizza, chicken nuggets, tacos, burritos and hamburgers.
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