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Saturday, 10 November 2007

some interestin facts 1

1. A rat can last longer without water than a camel.

2. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks or it will digest itself.

3. The dot over the letter " i " is called a tittle.

4. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from
the bottom of the glass to the top. SHOULD BE A WONDERFUL SIGHT!!

5. A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

6. A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

7. The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from
Public Libraries.

8. During the chariot scene in "Ben Hur", a small red car can be seen in the distance.

9. On average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily! BE CAREFUL WHEN ITS UR TURN!

10. Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear pants. STUPID PEOPLE!

11. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

12. The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess
is 318,979,564,000.

13. There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple and silver.

14. Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

15. The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin in World War II killed the only
elephant in the Berlin Zoo.

16. If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will instantly go mad and sting
itself to death. Who was the sadist who discovered this??

17. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to s-l-o-w the film down so you could see
his moves. That's quite opposite to the

18. The first CD pressed in the US was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA".

19. The original name for butterfly was flutterby.