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41. Shakespeare invented the word "assassination" and "bump."
42. Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed
people do 43. Some lions mate over 50 times a day.
44. Starfish haven't got brains.
45. Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
46. The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
47. The average human eats eight spiders in their lifetime at night.
48. The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.
49. The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
50. The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
51. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
52. The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.
53. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
54. The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
55. The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
56. The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.
57. The sentence, "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English language.
58. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
59. The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
60. The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want. 61. The word racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left.
62. There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.
63. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
64. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
65. You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
66. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
67. You share your birthday with at least nine million other people in the world.
FACTS: Some Facts
1. Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from stop producing
tears. Try it next time you chop onions.
2. Until babies are six months old, they can breathe and swallow at the same time. Indeed convenient!
3. Offered a new pen to write with, 97% of all people will write their own name.
4. Male mosquitoes are vegetarians. Only females bite.
5. The average person's field of vision encompasses a 200-degree wide angle.
6. To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe.
7. Canadians can send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photos on each stamp.
8. Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
9. It snowed in the Sahara Desert in February of 1979.
10. Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with cold water.
11. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
12. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
13. Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called
14. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
15. Everyone's tongue print is different, like fingerprints.
16. Contrary to popular belief, a swallowed chewing gum doesn't stay in the gut. It will pass through the system and be excreted.
17. At 40 Centigrade a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.
18. There is a hotel in Sweden built entirely out of ice; it is rebuilt every year.
19. Cats, camels and giraffes are the only animals in the world that walk right foot, right foot, left foot, left foot, rather than right foot, left foot.
20. Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a atty meal.
21. The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.