Some interesting Facts!

Discussion in 'The ChitChat Lounge' started by lord_neo, Mar 22, 2005.

  1. lord_neo

    lord_neo Guest

    These are facts you probably have never realized.

    The word "racecar", "kayak", and "radar" are the same
    whether they are read left to right or right to left.

    "a man a plan a canal panama"spelled backwards is still
    "a man a plan a canal panama"

    A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

    A snail can sleep for three years.

    Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

    Butterflies taste with their feet.

    Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are
    registered blood donors.

    Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

    "Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English

    If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33.

    She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.

    If the population of China walked past you in single file, the
    line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

    If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you will have produced
    enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

    In ancient Egypt, priests plucked EVERY hair from their bodies,
    including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

    Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, but
    dogs only have about ten.

    No word in the English language rhymes with "month".

    On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears
    never stop growing.

    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left

    The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

    The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only six inches for each
    gallon of diesel that it burns.

    The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

    All polar bears are left handed.

    The name Wendy was made up for the book 'Peter Pan'.

    TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the
    letters only on one row of the keyboard.

    Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

    You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a
    poisonous spider.
  2. Asmodeus

    Asmodeus New Member


    Guess what, it's impossible to lick your elbow....
  3. Asmodeus

    Asmodeus New Member

    And it's even a fact theat more than half of the people who read ^^^ tend to try and lick thier elbows...
  4. silent_dragon

    silent_dragon Immortal guitarist

    people born in the month of december r destined to be prosperous, come what least more prosperous than the rest!ha ha that includes me!!

    the monkey has 2 brains one to control its body,other its tail!!

    the trumpets used by the lamas in bhutan in religious services r made frm the human thigh bone!!

    the island of manhattan was sold by the Red Indians to the Dutch for a princely sum of US$ 24!!

    a single drop of water is made up of 1,700,009,000,000,000 molecules only!:grin:

    and i hate myself.
  5. lord_neo

    lord_neo Guest

    Are you speaking from experience :boff:
  6. shak

    shak Harrr!

    good post lord .... we need more posts like these .... 18 acres of pizaa!! :shock: ...

    :RollLol: ...yeha i did!!! .,.and it is impossible :giveup:
  7. tejas

    tejas ..........

    ^^Damn right and I'm still trying. LOL!

    Nice facts.
  8. rockin'away

    rockin'away Banned

    real nice facts..........
  9. death_metal_fan

    death_metal_fan oh goody, it's a woody!

    Words or phrases that exhibit this property are called palindromes.
  10. rockin'away

    rockin'away Banned

    ooo another fact i didnt know... :)

    i got one

    leeches can live up to a year without eating!...... the longest a leech has lived without food is nearly 2 years :shock: .. they usually only eat twice a year!
  11. dharmatma

    dharmatma Banned

    i dont know why..but this totally cracked me up.

    one more fact...its really true.

    yellow teeth are stronger than white teeth.
  12. rockin'away

    rockin'away Banned

    ^^^well obviously!.... yellow teeth have a huge layer of gunk on them!.. well all that stuf!
  13. jamhead

    jamhead Unknown Legend

    about 4000 jews worked in what used to be called the world trade centre. about 4 perished on 9/11.

    either all 4000 decided on their own, to not turn up in office one fine september morning


    were warned by the mossad that the 9/11 was going to happen. its unlikely that israel didnt let usa into this
  14. Menon

    Menon New Member

    If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you will have produced
    enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
    Damn..If I'd knwn that a little earlier, I wouldn't've had to witness a good friends break up after 5 yrs..cos she screamed and yelled so much!!'s something that really caught my attention...
    Listen and Silent are spelt with the same letters
  15. Hardik

    Hardik .:.:.:BoRn TaLenT:.:.:.

    great facts!!!!......have heard many....nice to recollect....:):):):)
  16. smriti

    smriti // Silent Observer //

    :shock: :shock: .............nice facts ppl. keep on adding
  17. dharmatma

    dharmatma Banned

    fact ...

    smriti..i love you..

    another fact..
    pigs are supposedly smarter than it takes lesser time to train a pig than a dog..
  18. DrSaurabh

    DrSaurabh Wh@+s Up D0C

    hey har****(sry abt that :p:) nice avtaar
    i kinda was able to lick my elbow
    and y is that so important taht a dentist invented the electric chair...
    ????that is very derogatry for my people
  19. JAZZ

    JAZZ New Member

    nice facts........
  20. BIG_EVIL

    BIG_EVIL Guitaring Machine

    hhaah..i licked my elbow

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