Random Facts

  1. A pregnant gold fish is called a Twit
  2. You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath
  3. On average people fear spiders more than they do death
  4. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour
  5. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match
  6. Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil
  7. The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosey is a rhyme about the bubonic plague. Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores (Ring around the Rosey…). These sores would smell very bad so people would hide flowers on their bodies in an attempt to mask the smell (“pocket full of posies…”). People who died from the plague would be burned to reduce the spread of the disease (“ashes, ashes, we all fall down”)
  8. Coca Cola was originally green
  9. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out
  10. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave
  11. You blink about 84,000,000 times a year
  12. A duck’s quack does not echo and no one knows why (Where can I find a duck?)
  13. When someone annoys you, it takes 42 muscles to frown, but it only takes 4 muscles to extend your arm and whack them in the head
  14. Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lighting than women (LMAO)
  15. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying
  16. 4000 people are injured by teapots each year
  17. The fastest growing nail is on the middle finger (That explains why that nail is always the longest)
  18. The word “AND” appears 46,277 times in the Bible
  19. The longest word in the Old Testament is Malhershalahashbaz
  20. The first word spoken on the moon was “Okay”
  21. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge
  22. A quarter has 119 grooves around the edge
  23. More people are killed annually by donkeys than in airplane crashes
  24. A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate
  25. Elephants are the only mammals that cannot jump
  26. The electric chair was invented by a dentist

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