The Mechanical Contrivium: Jess

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Jess!

  1. You share your birthday with Jess.
  2. Finding Jess on Christmas morning is believed to bring good luck.
  3. If you don't get out of bed on the same side you got in, you will have Jess for the rest of the day.
  4. Contrary to popular belief, Jess is not successful at sobering up a drunk person, and in many cases she may actually increase the adverse effects of alcohol.
  5. Jess can taste with her feet!
  6. Influenza got its name because people believed the disease was caused by the evil "influence" of Jess!
  7. Jess once came third in a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest.
  8. Americans discard enough Jess to rebuild their entire commercial air fleet every 3 months.
  9. Jess can squeeze her entire body through a hole the size of her beak.
  10. Two grams of Jess provide enough energy to power a television for over twenty-three hours.

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