Fascinating Paper Facts
1. When writing an essay, increasing the size of periods from 12 to 14 can turn a 3 page paper into a 4 page one.
2. Paper due and low on Black Ink? Change font color to dark Tan. It looks almost indistinguishable to black.
3. Jack Kerouac typed his novel On the Road on a 120-foot roll of paper in three weeks.
4. When writing an essay, increase the size of periods from 12 to 14 can turn a 3 page paper into a 4 page one.
5. Charles Darwin let his children use the original manuscript of On the Origin of Species as drawing paper.
6. Bubble wrap was first manufactured to be sold as wall paper.
7. Plastic bags are better for the environment than paper bags. The manufacturing process for paper bags takes more energy.
8. When writing an essay, if you increase the size of all periods from 12 to 14 you can sneakily turn a 3 page paper into a 4 page one.
9. Papyrophobia is the fear of paper.
10. A hummingbird egg weighs as much as a paper clip.
11. Rice paper does not have any rice in it.
12. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper
13. There is a free website called "essaytyper" that lets you type a topic and it will write the paper for you in minutes
14. Bubble wrap was originally designed to be used as wallpaper.
15. Approximately 10 million trees per year are used to make the world's supply of toilet paper.
16. The first advertising jingles were written down in newspapers: readers were expected to sing them themselves.
17. 95% of all data in the world is still stored on paper. Most of it is never looked at again.
18. There is a small scroll of newspaper at the base of cocktail umbrellas that can be unrolled and read like a fortune cookie.
19. Small animals such as flies and hummingbirds experience time in slow motion, which is why they can avoid your newspaper swats.
20. A high GPA looks good on paper, but networking and building friendships is what gets you a job.
21. Why does toilet paper need a commercial? Who is not buying this?
22. Plastic bags = More environment friendly than paper bags. The manufacturing process for paper bags takes more energy.
23. People with higher incomes generally prefer their loo paper to unravel over the roll, while those with lower incomes prefer it to go under.
24. There is a free website called "essaytyper" that lets you type a topic and it will write the paper for you in minutes.
25. Keep a piece of paper and pencil by your bed. Everyone always gets their best ideas at night!
26. 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.
27. Seth MacFarlane was paid to draw weekly comics for his local newspaper when he was just 9 years old.
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