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You would want to know
« on: January 12, 2008, 04:12:37 AM »
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From an email. this was quite interesting, so I thought of posting it here
Here are somethings you may not know......

1. Coca-Cola was originally green.
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2.  The most common name in the world is  Mohammed.

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3.  The name of all the continents ends with the same letter that
they start  with.
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4.  The strongest muscle in the body is the  tongue.
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5.  There are two credit cards for every person in the United  States .
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6.  TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the  letters
    only on one row of the  keyboard.
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7.  Women blink nearly twice as much as  men!

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8.  You can't kill yourself by holding your  breath..
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9.  It is impossible to

lick your  elbow.
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10.  People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you
Sneeze, your  heart stops for a  millisecond.


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11.  It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the  sky.
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12.  The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the

toughest  tongue twister in the English  language.
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13.  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.
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14.  Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from
History.  "Spades" - King David; "Clubs" - Alexander the Great;

" Hearts" - Charlemagne; "Diamonds" -  Julius  Caesar.
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15.  111,111,111 x 111,111,111 =  12,345,678,987,654,321
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16.  If a statue of a warrior 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 a all four legs on the  ground, the person died of  natural

causes.
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17  What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and
laser printers all have in  common?
Ans. - All invented by  women.

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18.  Honey - This is the only food that doesn't spoil.
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19.  A crocodile cannot stick its tongue  out.

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20.  A snail can sleep for three  years.
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21.  All polar bears are left  handed.

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22.  American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive
from  each salad served in  first-class.
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23.  Butterflies taste with their  feet.
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24.  Elephants are the only animals that can't  jump.
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25.  In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been  domesticated.
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26.  On average, people fear spiders more than they do  death.
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27.  Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and  'bump'.
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28.  Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left  hand.

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29.  The ant always falls over on its right side when  intoxicated.
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30.  The electric chair was invented by a  dentist.
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31.  The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to  the
body to squirt blood 30  feet.

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32.  Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have  over
million  descendants.
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33.  Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in
your ear  by 700  times.
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34.  The cigarette lighter was invented before the  match.

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35.  Most lipstick contains fish  scales.
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36.  Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is  different

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37.  And finally 99% of people who read this will try to lick their  elbow. :lol:

Knowledge is to be shared  & enjoyed.
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