Did You Know? Amazing Facts

by roshi on December 31, 2007

in Informatory, Interesting, Wonder

Coca-Cola was originally green. The most common name in the world is Mohammed. The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with. 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 can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.
  • 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.
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • 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 all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
  • What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
    Ans. All invented by women.
  • Question – This is the only food that doesn’t spoil. What is this?
    Ans. Honey
  • 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.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.
  • In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • Shakespeare invented the word ‘assassination’ and ‘bump’.
  • Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  • The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

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