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• More people are killed each year from bees than
  from snakes.

• The average lead pencil will draw a line 50km long or
  write approximately 50,000 English words.

• More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other
  food.
  Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves
  from blowing sand.
• The placement of a donkey's eyes in its'
  heads enables it to see all four feet at
  all times!

• Earth is the only planet not named after
  a god.

• Beetles taste like apples, wasps like
  pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
• The word "queue" is the only word in the English
  language that is still pronounced the same way when
  the last four letters are removed.

• Of all the words in the English language, the word
  'set' has the most definitions!

• ."Almost" is the longest word in the English
  language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

• "Rhythm" is the longest English word without a
  vowel.
• Your ribs move about 5 million times a year,
  everytime you breathe!

  The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!

  One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your
  feet!

  Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
• The first known transfusion of blood was performed
  as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two
  pints of blood from a sheep to a young man

  Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

  Most dust particles in your house are made from
  dead skin!

  The present population of 6 billion plus people of the
  world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
• .Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

• Honey is the only food that does not spoil.
  Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian
  pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists
  and found edible.

• Months that begin on a Sunday will always
  have a "Friday the 13th."
• Coca-Cola would be green if colouring
  weren’t added to it.

• On average a hedgehog's heart beats
  300 times a minute
• It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a
  church in Nebraska, USA.

  You're born with 300 bones, but by the time
  you become an adult, you only have 206.

• Some worms will eat themselves if they can't
  find any food!

  Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

  The longest recorded flight of a chicken is
  13 seconds
• Slugs have 4 noses.

• Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.

• A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!

• Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a very very clean. She
  declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she
  needed it or not

• A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

• The average person laughs 10 times a day!

• An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
• Human thigh bones are stronger than
  concrete.

 You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

 There is a city called Rome on every
 continent.

 Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
• Horatio Nelson, one of England's most famous
  sailors was throughout his life, never able to find a
  cure for his sea-sickness.

• The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all
  important meetings of the University of London

• Right handed people live, on average, nine years
  longer than left-handed people
1. Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and
   worms like fried bacon.
2. The word "queue" is the only word in the English
   language that is still pronounced the same way when
   the last four letters are removed.
3. Of all the words in the English language, the word
   'set' has the most definitions
4. !What is called a "French kiss" in the English
   speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in
   France.
5. "Almost" is the longest word in the English language
   with all the letters in alphabetical order.
1.    "Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel.
2.    In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child
3.    A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!
4.    Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
5.    You can't kill yourself by holding your breath
6.    There is a city called Rome on every continent.
7.    It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!
8.    Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure
      for his sea-sickness.
9.    The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London
10.   Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
11.   Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!
12.   The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!
13.   One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
14.   Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
15.   The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean -Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
16.   Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
17.   Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
18.   The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
19.   Women blink nearly twice as much as men. Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.
20.   Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists a nd found edible.
21.   Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th." Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t added to it.
22.   On average a hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.
23.   More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
24.   The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
25.   More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.
26.   Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
27.   The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!
28.   The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.
29.   Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
30.   It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
31.   You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.
32.   Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!
33.   Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
34.   It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
35.   The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!
36.   The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 secondsQueen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed
      once every three months, whether she needed it or not
37.   Slugs have 4 noses.
38.   Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.
39.   A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!
40.   A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
41.   The average person laughs 10 times a day!

				
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