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# Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing. # The Barbie doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts. # The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. # Ants never sleep! # When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less. # Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never called his wife or mother because they were both deaf. # An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain. # “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language. # Babies are born without knee caps – actually, they’re made of cartilage and the bone hardens between the ages of 2 and 6 years. # Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted. # Butterflies taste with their feet. # A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. # It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. # Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors. # Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit. # No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple. # Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump.” # Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand. # Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump. # The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with. # The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English language. # The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
# Chocolate can kill dogs. # The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want. # By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back. # A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. . # You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath. which affects their heart and nervous system. you cannot sink into quicksand. my dear Watson”. No one knows why! # The “spot” on the 7-Up comes from its inventor who had red eyes – he was an albino. # Bats always turn left when exiting a cave. It’s made out of cotton. it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death. B. # Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow film down so you could see his moves.” # All Polar bears are left-handed. # There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious. # The shortest English word that contains the letters A. and F is “feedback. # The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries. are either right or left handed. # The original name for butterfly was flutterby.# The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue. # Dogs and cats. # The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle.” # If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion. # Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert sand. # Sherlock Holmes NEVER said “Elementary. ’7′ was because the original containers were 7 ounces and ‘UP’ indicated the direction of the bubbles. C. # TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard. D. # Charlie Chaplin once won the third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest. the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster. # Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself. # Money isn’t made out of paper. # Because metal was scarce. like humans. as it contains theobromine. E.
# Moths are unable to fly during an earthquake. every person’s tongue print is different. # Hot water will turn into ice faster then cold water. # The planet Venus does not tilt. . # Pumice is the only rock that floats in water. Kennedy was an accomplished ventriloquist. so consequently. was the inventor of dynamite. # Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. # Human tonsils can bounce higher than a rubber ball of similar weight and size. # Nearly three percent of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine. # No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times. # Contrary to popular belief. the white is not the healthiest part of an egg. # Alfred Nobel. # The tongue is the only muscle that is attached from one end only. water is actually much drier than sand. It’s actually the shell. the time displayed on a watch is 10:10 # Tigers have striped skin.” # Almonds are a member of the peach family. # Molecularly speaking. # “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel. # Coca-Cola was originally green. and apples belong to the rose family. # The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is “uncopyrightable”. in whose name the Nobel prizes are instituted. it has no seasons. # US President John F. but only for the first 30 minutes after they’ve been removed. It is the only planet that rotates clock-wise. not just striped fur. # “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt. # The word “set” has more definitions than any other word in the English language. # Like fingerprints. the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak. # In most advertisements. # Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.# In England.
# Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time. and sometimes even be curly or straight. # Watermelons. . Also. # The ampersand (&) was the last letter of the Latin alphabet. # The Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt holds a constant temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit. # Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty years of age. # The human brain is 80% water.111. # Buttermilk does not contain any butter. # The markings that are found on dice are called “pips. This is because of the space and placement of the heart. # It takes approximately 2 million flowers for a bee to make 1 pound of honey.321 # The cigarette lighter was invented before the match. the length of your lips is the same as the index finger.345. which are 92% water. # The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma. # The palms of your hands and the soles of your feet cannot tan. # Natural pearls melt in vinegar.” # 111. as they sleep with one eye open.111. # Human saliva has a boiling point three times that of regular water. # The hair of some cancer patients treated with chemotherapy can grow back in a different colour.654. or grow hair.678. originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa. # It is physically impossible to urinate and give blood at the same time.987.# Camel’s milk does not curdle. # Leonardo Da Vinci never signed or dated his most famous painting. # The right lung of a human is larger than the left one.111 = 12. # The letter J does not appear anywhere in the periodic table of the elements. and your thumb is the same length as your nose. the Mona Lisa.111 x 111. # Human fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails. # Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right while women’s shirts have the buttons on the left. # Your foot is the same length as your forearm.
# The longest single-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.# Each nostril of a human being registers smell in a different way. if the horse has one front leg in the air.” which means “the king is dead”. He did this more than 100 years before either moon was discovered! # If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air.” # The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah-Mat. . and Diamonds – Julius Caesar. giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. Hearts – Charlemagne. # In Gulliver’s Travels. the person died of natural causes. Phobos and Deimos. # Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history: Spades – King David. the person died in battle. the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars. Clubs – Alexander the Great. Those by the right nostril are more pleasant than the left. if the horse has all four legs on the ground.