Do you know

by Michelle Fortes

1. *Hot water will turn into ice faster than cold water.*
2. *The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.*
3. *The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language.*
4. *The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.*
5. *Ants never sleep!*
6. *“I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.*
7. *Coca-Cola was originally green.*
8. *The most common name in the world is Mohammed.*
9. *When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.*
10. *Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert sand.*
11. *There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.”*
12. *The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.*
13. *There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.*
14. *TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.*
15. *Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.*
16. *Chocolate can kill dogs, as it contains theobromine, which affects their heart and nervous system.*
17. *Women blink nearly twice as much as men!*
18. *You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.*
20. *The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.*
21. *People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.*
22. *It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky*
23. *The “sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.*
24. *“Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.*
25. *If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.*
26. *Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history.**Spades* – *King David**Clubs – Alexander the Great,**Hearts – Charlemagne**Diamonds – Julius Caesar.*
27. *It is impossible to lick your elbow.*
28. *111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321*
29. *If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.**If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.**If the horse has a all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.*
30. *What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?*Ans. – *All invented by women.*
31.Question – *This is the only food that doesn’t spoil. What is this?*Ans. – *Honey.*
32. *A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.*
33. *A snail can sleep for three years.*
34. *All polar bears are left handed.*
35. *American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.*
36. *Butterflies taste with their feet.*
37. *Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.*
38. *In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.*
39. *On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.*
40. *Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.*
41. *The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.*
42. *The electric chair was invented by a dentist.*
43. *The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.*
44. *Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.*
45. *Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times*
46. *The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.*
48. *Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.*

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