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Did You Know..? by Juliearth(f): 6:35pm On Jul 02, 2017
That:
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.

19.It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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.

47.Most lipstick contains fish scales.

48.Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is
different.

Culled from SDK Blog
Re: Did You Know..? by Mcreloaded(m): 6:45pm On Jul 02, 2017
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.

19.It is impossible to lick your elbow.

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.

47.Most lipstick contains fish scales.

48.Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is
different.
Re: Did You Know..? by OrestesDante(m): 7:12pm On Jul 02, 2017
Nice!
Re: Did You Know..? by Nobody: 8:25pm On Jul 02, 2017

12.The name of all the continents end with the same
letter that they start with.

Really?? How about North America and South America
Re: Did You Know..? by Juliearth(f): 6:31am On Jul 03, 2017
Badluth007:

12.The name of all the continents end with the same
letter that they start with.

Really?? How about North America and South America

North/South are Adjectives to further qualify the Noun(America)

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Re: Did You Know..? by oldfoolnigger(m): 7:22am On Jul 03, 2017
Juliearth:


North/South are Adjectives to further qualify the Noun(America)
gbam!!

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