Amazing & unknown facts!
# Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
# When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
# An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
# “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
# It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
# Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
# No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.
# Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.
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# If one places a tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion; it will instantly go mad and sting itself to death.
# By raising your legs slowly and laying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
# Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left handed.
# The Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
# Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
# The word “set” has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
# “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
# The letter J does not appear anywhere in the periodic table of the elements.
# 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
# The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
# The longest single-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
# The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah-Mat,” which means “the king is dead”.
# If a statue in the park of a person 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.
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