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LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
4/16/2014 6:43:42 AM

Some Amazing and Unknown Facts ?

? Ants never sleep!
? When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
? Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never called his wife or mother; because they were both deaf.
? An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
? “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
? Babies are born without knee caps – actually, they’re made of cartilage
and the bone hardens, between the ages of 2-6 years.
? Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.
? Butterflies taste with their feet.
? A “jiffy”, is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
? It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
? Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
? Minus 40° Celsius, is exactly the same as minus 40° Fahrenheit.
? No word in the English language, rhymes with month – orange – silver -or- purple.
? Shakespeare invented the words “assassination” and “bump”.
? Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
? Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
? The names of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.
? The sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”
uses every letter in the English language.
? The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
? The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
? The word “lethologica” describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
? Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing desert sand.
? TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
? You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
? Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.
? The dot over the letter “i” is called a ‘Tittle’.



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