Someone Special to You

Topics: United States Pages: 3 (413 words) Published: February 21, 2011
Interesting Facts

A crocodile can't stick its tongue out. 

A shrimp's heart is in its head. 

In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand. 

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

More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call. 

Horses can't vomit. 

Sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language. 

Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.   
A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why. 

Most lipstick contains fish scales. 

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire a strung across the U.S.

A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.

Canada is an Indian word meaning "Big Village".

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched.

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable

The Sanskrit word for "war" means "desire for more cows."

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

You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.

Women's hearts beat faster than men's.

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni and about a gallon to clean the pot.

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

America once issued a 5-cent...
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