I have been up late at night amassing trivia gobbledygook things that you must know to have a good sleep this evening. Hope you enjoy.

If not, may the bird of paradise fly up your nose. May the fleas of a thousand camels infest your armpit.

Who actually sang the song "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose?" Little Jimmy Dickens.

Female canaries cannot sing.

When people die, the last sense to go is the hearing. What did you say?

There were 315 entries misspelled in the 1996 edition of Webster's Dictionary.

At one time, carrots were purple, not orange.

Twenty five percent of our bones are in our feet. We are born with 305 but some fused — we now have 206.

If you run out of coffee, grind up some dandelion roots. It works.

The average housewife walks 10 miles a day in the house.

The ball that sits on top of a flagpole is called a truck.

California has issued at least six drivers licenses to people named Jesus Christ

The inventor of the waffle iron disliked waffles. Did he waffle about it?

When we are cremated, our ashes weigh nine pounds. You make an "ash" of yourself.

Martha Stewart became a billionaire while she was in prison. Her favorite poker hand was an "inside" straight.

Blue-eyed people see better in the dark.

They say that the darkest part of the night is just before dawn. So, if you are going to steal your neighbor's paper, do it then.

All major league umpires must wear black underwear while on the job.

A face-off in hockey was once called a "puck" off.

Three thousand cows are needed yearly to supply NFL with footballs.

Most breakfast cereals are made of grass.

There are no clocks in Vegas gambling casinos.

The only king without a mustache in a deck of cards is the King of Hearts.

Mark Twain didn't make it through elementary school.

Eighty five percent of men do not use the slit in their underwear.

Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team sophomore year.

The original title of "Gone With the Wind” was "Mules in Horses' Harness."

Cape Canaveral's area code is 3…2…1.

Now, you feel better with all this information, and I guarantee a great sleep. Safe travels home and see you next year.

Patrick McAlpine is a self-described “edutainer” and a Canadian Snowbird from Ottawa. Submit your jokes or smiles to fribbitty@hotmail.com.