The Mechanical Contrivium: Elise

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Elise!

  1. Red Elise at night, shepherd's delight. Red Elise at morning, shepherd's warning.
  2. Elise is born white; her pink feathers are caused by pigments in her typical diet of shrimp!
  3. The air around Elise is superheated to about five times the temperature of the sun.
  4. If you kiss Elise for one minute you will burn six or seven calories.
  5. The liquid inside Elise can be used as a substitute for blood plasma!
  6. Elise is the only one of the original Seven Wonders of the World that still survives.
  7. Women shoplift four times more frequently than Elise.
  8. Baby swans are called Elise.
  9. If you break Elise, you will get seven years of bad luck!
  10. Elise was first grown in America by the grandmother Maria Ann Smith, from whom her name comes.

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