20 weird facts you might not know!

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Found 6th Mar 2009
.Butterflies taste with their feet.

2.A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

3.In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined.

4.On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

5.On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

6.Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

7.Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

8.It's possible to lead a cow upstairs...but not downstairs.

9.The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

10.A snail can sleep for three years.

11.No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH".

12.Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

13.The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

14.All polar bears are left handed.

15.In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies,including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

16.TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

17.A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

18."Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

19.If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33.She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.

20.The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

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'Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.'
Now I know why my glasses do not fit anymore.

interesting ... i knew a few but not all ...

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Ginner;4569807

'Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears … 'Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.'Now I know why my glasses do not fit anymore.



Now I'm in trouble. I've got the biggest hooter this side of the Atlantic - and I'm still young (ish)

yeah number 12 with the eyes...doesnt sound possible 2 me =/

Banned

a ducks quack does echo

its just usually too quiet to hear

Remember kids ......84.6% of statistics are made up one the spot

11.No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH".

or orange!!!

sumoqueen;4570862

11.No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH".or orange!!!



or purple

Leah_D;4570999

or purple



there are 2 words in the english language which rhyme with purple

purple /ˈ-ɝːpəl/, rhymes with curple (the hindquarters of a horse) and hirple (to walk with a limp)

Ahh isnt wikipedia great ;-)

Leah
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