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Something you may not know

Posted by sureshm on December 16, 2007

Here are somethings you may not know……

1. Coca-Cola was originally green.

2.  The most common name in the world is  Mohammed.

3.  The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that  they start  with.

4.  The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

5.  There are two credit cards for every person in the United  States .

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

7.  Women blink nearly twice as much as  men!

8.  You can’t kill yourself by holding your  breath..

9.  It is impossible to lick your  elbow.

10.  People say “Bless you” when you sneeze because when you
Sneeze, your  heart stops for a  millisecond.

11.  It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the  sky.

12.  The “sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick” is said to be the
toughest  tongue twister in the English  language.

13.  If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try  to suppress a sneeze; you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or  neck and  die.

14.  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.

15.  111,111,111 x 111,111,111 =  12,345,678,987,654,321

16.  If a statue of a warrior 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 a all four legs on the  ground, the person died of  natural causes.

17. What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and  laser printers all have in  common?
Ans. – All invented by  women.

18.  Honey – This is the only food that doesn’t spoil.

19.  A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

20.  A snail can sleep for three years.

21.  All polar bears are left  handed.

22.  American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in  first-class.

23.  Butterflies taste with their  feet.

24.  Elephants are the only animals that can’t  jump.

25.  In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been  domesticated.

26.  On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

27.  Shakespeare invented the word ‘assassination’ and  ‘bump’.

28.  Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left  hand.

29.  The ant always falls over on its right side when  intoxicated.

30.  The electric chair was invented by a  dentist.

31.  The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to  the body to squirt blood 30  feet.

32.  Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have  over million descendants.

33.  Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700  times.

34.  The cigarette lighter was invented before the  match.

35.  Most lipstick contains fish  scales.

36.  Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is  different

37.  And finally 99% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow. Dont try to do it in public 😉

Last,…  try to lick the your nose … can you ?  I can 🙂

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