Some Interesting facts

March 16, 2012 11:05 am0 commentsViews: 30

-Â A pack-a-day smoker will lose approximately 2 teeth every 10 yrs.

 

-Â People do not get sick from cold weather; it’s from being indoors a lot more.

 

-Â When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop … even your heart!

 

-Â 40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.

 

-Â Babies are born without knee caps. They don’t appear until they are 2-6 years old.

 

-Â The average person over fifty will have spent 5 years waiting in lines.

 

-Â The toothbrush was invented in 1498.

 

-Â The average housefly lives for one month

 

-Â 40,000 Americans are injured by toilets each year.

 

-Â A coat hanger is 44 inches long when straightened.

 

-Â The average computer user blinks 7 times a minute.

 

-Â Your feet are bigger in the afternoon than the rest of the day.

 

-Â The REAL reason ostriches stick their head in the sand is to search for water.

 

-Â The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it’s head are the rabbit and the parrot. ( Don’t forget Moms )

 

-Â Michael Jackson owns the rights to the South Carolina State anthem.

 

-Â In most television commercials advertising milk, a mixture of white paint and a little thinner is used in place of the milk.

 

-Â Prince Charles and Prince William NEVER travel on the same airplane just in case there is a crash.

 

-Â The first Harley Davidson motorcycle built in 1903 used a tomato can for a carburetor.

 

-Â Humphrey Bogart was related to Princess Diana. They were seventh cousins.

 

-Â If coloring weren’t added to Coca-Cola, it would be green

 

-Â Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

 

-Â Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

 

-Â There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

 

-Â The average person’s left hand does 56% of the typing.

 

-Â A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

 

-Â There are more chickens than people in the world.

 

-Â Two-thirds of the world’s eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

 

-Â The longest one-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”

 

-Â On a Canadian two dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.

 

-Â All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.

 

-Â No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

 

-Â “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.

 

-Â All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

 

-Â Almonds are a member of the peach family.

 

-Â Winston Churchill was born in a ladies’ room during a dance.

 

-Â Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

 

-Â There are only four words in the English language which end in “dous”: tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

 

-Â Los Angeles’ full name is “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula”.

 

-Â A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

 

-Â An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

 

-Â Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

 

-Â In most advertisements, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

 

-Â Al Capone’s business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

 

-Â The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life”.

 

-Â A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

 

-Â A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

 

-Â It’s impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

 

-Â The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

 

-Â In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

 

-Â The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

 

-Â The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

 

-Â There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

 

-Â “Stewardesses” is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

 

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