My Favourite Usenet Signature
It typically takes 25-30 gallons of petrol/diesel to fully-consume an average-sized body under ideal conditions. That I am conversant with this level of detail should serve as an indication of why the wise man does not ask me questions about MS-Windows.
– Tanuki, on alt.sysadmin.recovery
The factoid is from the book Vampires, Burial, and Death: Folklore and Reality (and yes, I own it).