Things You Did Not Know
Tuesday, December 4, 2001
A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.Source: I am perfect
A snail can sleep for three years.
All polar bears are left handed.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.
Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
Butterflies taste with their feet
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about 10.
China has more English speakers than the United States.
Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear any pants.
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you will have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
Leonardo da Vinci invented the scissors.
Marilyn Monroe had six toes.
No word in the English language rhymes with month.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.
Starfish haven't got brains.
The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.
The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
The name Wendy was made up for the book 'Peter Pan'.
The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.