Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Did You Know

ü Butterflies taste with their feet.

ü A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

ü In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world’s nuclear weapons combined.

ü On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

ü On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

ü Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

ü Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

ü Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

ü It’s possible to lead a cow upstairs . . . but not downstairs.

ü Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

ü It’s physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.

ü A snail can sleep for three years.

ü No word in the English language rhymes with “MONTH.”

ü Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop from growing.

ü The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

ü All polar bears are left-handed.

ü In ancient Egypt, priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

ü An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

ü Typewriter is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

ü “Go” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

ü If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She should even stand seven feet, two inches tall.

ü A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

ü The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

ü You tried to lick your elbow, didn’t you?


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