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*Coca-Cola was originally green.

*The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

*The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

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

*Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!

*You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

*It is impossible to lick your elbow.

*People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.

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

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

*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.

*Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.

                    Spades - King David

                    Clubs - Alexander the Great,

                    Hearts - Charlemagne

                    Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

*If a statue of a person in the park 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 all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

*What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?

Ans. - All invented by women.

*A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

*A snail can sleep for three years.

*All polar bears are left handed.

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

*Butterflies taste with their feet.

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

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

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

*Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.

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

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

*The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

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

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

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

*The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

*Most lipstick contains fish scales.

*Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.


I m not sure whether it is already posted or not....i find this interesting thats y posting.. hope u also like it...;)

This post was edited on 06-06-2005 at 08:31 PM by Shezi.
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RE: * SOME FACTS OF LIFE ~
i got another one: the longest word that has all different letters is uncopyrightable
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A pigs orgamism lasts 30 minutes in my one :P
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chain mail is a terrible thing
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few years before my english teacher told me the longest word in engglish wich contain 45 letters and that was a medical termed word.. but i didnt remembered the word..
if anybody know the word then plzz post it... ;)
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Those ones about sneezing are really interesting. I love these useless facts :D
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here: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
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pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
thank you so much... where u find that..
i google to search it but didnt find it..
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antidisestablishmentarianism is my fvorite word :P



# Longest word without a vowel: symphysy. Runners-up: nymphly, rhythms, gypsyfy, gypsyry. Excluding 'y': crwths.
# Longest word with at most 1 vowel: glycyphyllin, psychorhythm.
# Word with most vowels: counterrevolutionaries (among others).
# Word with most consecutive vowels (5): cooeeing, miaoued, miaouing, queueing. (Euouae, consisting of nothing but 6 vowels, is of doubtful legitimacy.)
# Smallest word with all 5 vowels: eulogia, miaoued, sequoia.
# Longest word with only 3 distinct alphabets: seeresses.
# Longest word with only 4 distinct alphabets: senselessness.
# Longest word with no repeated letter: dermatoglyphics.
# Longest word with letters in alphabetical order: aegilops.
# Longest word with letters in reverse alphabetical order: trollied.
# Longest word that can be typed with the right hand alone (on a qwerty keyboard): phyllophyllin.
# Longest word that can be typed with the left hand alone (on a qwerty keyboard): devertebrated.
# Longest word that can be typed using the top row (of a qwerty keyboard): rupturewort. Runners-up: peppertree, pepperwort, perpetuity, proprietor, repertoire, tetterwort, typewriter.
# Interesting words with the substring 'uu': continuum, fatuus, menstruum, residiuum, vacuum.
# Word with the maximum number of distinct alphabets (16): blepharoconjunctivitis, formaldehydesulphoxylic, pneumoventriculography, pseudolamellibranchiate, superacknowledgment.
# Word with most a's (6): astragalocalcaneal, calcaneoastragalar, taramasalata.
# Word with most e's (7): electrotelethermometer.
# Word with most i's (6): impossibilification, indistinguishability, indivisibility, minimifidianism, pericardiomediastinitis.
# Word with most o's (6): choledochoduodenostomy, duodenocholedochotomy, monogonoporous, odontonosology, proctocolonoscopy, pseudomonocotyledonous, zoologicoarchaeologist.
# Word with most u's (5): untumultous.
# Words with four consecutive letters of the alphabet appearing consecutively:

    * mnop: cremnophobia, gymnopaedic, gymnoplast, limnophile, somnopathy (and a few others).
    * rstu: overstudy, overstuff, understudy, afterstudy, overstudious, superstuff, understuff (and a few others).

# Words with four consecutive letters of the alphabet appearing consecutively in reverse order:

    * ponm: tamponment, weaponmaker.

# Words with 3 consecutive s's: bossship, headmistressship, patronessship.
# The last word: zyzzyva

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RE: * SOME AMAZING FACTS OF LIFE ~
Here, the first one :D

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