|The word "queue"
is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the
same way when the last four letters are removed.
Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts,
and worms like fried bacon.
Of all the words in the English language, the
word 'set' has the most definitions!
What is called a "French kiss" in the
English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in
"Almost" is the longest word in the
English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
"Rhythm" is the longest English word
without a vowel.
In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder
of a child
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
You can't kill yourself by holding your breath
There is a city called Rome on every continent.
It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
Horatio Nelson, one of England's most
illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure
for his sea-sickness.
The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at
all important meetings of the University of London
Right handed people live, on average, nine
years longer than left-handed people
nearly twice as much as men.
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!
The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!
One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667,
when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is
predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE
||Honey is the only food
that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has
been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the
Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t
added to it.
On average a hedgehog's heart beats 300
times a minute.
More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
The average lead pencil will draw a line 35
miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
More people are allergic to cow's milk than any
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves
from blowing sand.
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads
enables it to see all four feet at all times!
The six official languages of the United
Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.
Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you
only have 206.
Some worms will eat themselves if they can't
find any food!
Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000
The longest recorded flight
of a chicken is 13 seconds
Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon
of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months,
whether she needed it or not
Slugs have 4 noses.
Owls are the only birds who can see the colour blue.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
The average person laughs 10 times a day!
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
One of these amazing, but useless facts is false.
Do you know which one?
You can see the
correct answer here.