George Bush was a Cheerleader (Seriously)

According to the folks at, George W. was not only a cheerleader, he was the head cheerleader at Phillips Academy, a prep school in Andover, Massachusetts.  Read more weird facts about U.S. Presidents in’s article 12 Things You Didn’t Know About U.S. Presidents, including this one:

The 18th U.S. president, Ulysses S. Grant was born Hiram Ulysses Grant, but he changed his name because he did not like his monogram, HUG.

I guess cuddly is not the image a United States President wants to project.

Tell Me Something Strange About Yourself

Was reading the blog, Fumbling Towards Myself, and came across this post which features 7 strange facts about the author, the first 2 being:

One. the only thing that makes me vomit (other than too much drink) is spit. The sight of it. The idea of it. Even speaking about it. If I think of it for more than a minute I will vomit.

Two. I am fascinated with boils and am actually sad that I have never had one.

Check out her blog to read the rest.

So tell me a strange fact about you?  (If you answer by November 29th, you might just win a prize.)