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Interesting Facts

Most lipstick contains fish scales!

Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands!

One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen!

The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!

No piece of square dry paper can be folded in half more than 7 times!

A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein!

Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people!

There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!

If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one trillion!

Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive!

A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth!

The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!

Clinophobia is the fear of beds!

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second!

Porcupines float in water!

Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"!

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet!

The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches!

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

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds!

The sloth (a mammal) moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on it's fur!

Cat's urine glows under a black-light! The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!

~*Donna*~




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