Paper Trivia

The word for paper and papyrus comes from the ancient Eygptian word for papyrus, papuro. 

Each of us generates about 3.5 pounds of trash each day. Most of our personal trash consists of paper products. 

No piece of paper can be folded in half more than 7 times. 

Men are 1.6 times more likely to undergo by-pass surgery than women.

Toilet Paper was used in China as early as 875 A.D., twenty years prior to the earliest known Hebrew manuscript of the Old Testament on paper.