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Weird, Strange & Interesting Facts

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His volume's 1 & 2 are the lists that came from the BRI (Bathroom Readers Institute).

I highly reccomend the Bathroom Reader's Books, as they are used for something, we all do. ;D

ChrisStrickler

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Here are some more interesting facts, don't think these have been listed before.

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It is impossible to lick your elbow.

A crocodile can't stick it's tongue out.

A shrimp's heart is in their head.

People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a mili-second.

In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.

It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit

Between 1937 and 1945 Heinz produced a version of Alphabetti Spaghettiespecially for the German market that consisted solely of little pasta

swastikas.

In average, a human being will have sex more than 3,000 times and spend two weeks kissing in their lifetime.

More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

Rats and horses can't vomit.

The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

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. If you

keep your eyes open by force, they can pop out.

Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.

23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.

In the course of an average lifetime you will, while sleeping, eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Cat's urine glows under a black-light.

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow. :P  :o  :D

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;D ;D

Hey Magikman got any more I enjoyed those, the sites were pretty interesting too

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"It is impossible to lick your elbow."

I wonder if they knew about this girl before they made that determination;

image  :o  :o  :o  :o  :o

Here's a link to the story;

http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/world/newsid_1646000/1646912.stm

Gene Simmons, eat your heart out.

By the way, I think I'm in love. No, wait, I know I'm in love.  :D

MAGIKMAN  :)

* - CelticWitch, I'll be sure to post more 'facts' here as I find them.

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:o OMG well it had to happen eventually Magikman  ;D esp with a tongue like that.

I met Gene Simmons once after a gig(he was wearing no more than a towel) but we did get him to show us his tongue.......it was long and one of my mates said that she didn't fancy him just his tongue.

;D

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:o

Ew.  That is FAR too frightening...

Ghosts I can handle.  But a 3 metre tongue gives me the heebeegeebees.

:-/

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she's going to be popular! :o

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3 Metre??!?

Surely 3cm or 3"

Yes someone with a tongue longer than i am tall (6'3") would scare me...

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Yes!  Look!  well, it's as good as 3m intit?!

(Moi?  Prone to exaggeration?  As if!  Any wonder my other half digs me?!  ;)  ;D)

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 As promised, here's another page of strange and interesting facts, enjoy;

http://www.schnr-specimen-shells.com/Wierd.html

* - the first couple dozen duplicate the last list I posted, but there are still quite a few new ones.

 In addition, I think I hit on the motherload of links that list websites devoted to useless facts, trivia, strange and bizarre, net facts, etc. This should keep some of you busy for awhile. :)

http://www.funtrivia.com/links.html

MAGIKMAN  :D

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Thanks Magicman, the list of interesting facts was pretty mad ... my fav was:

"A mosquito has 47 teeth"   ;D ;D ;D

-Rog.

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What an excellent series of sites!  Thanks for that.  I must confess, I laughed at a lot, disagreed with many and my favourite was:

In the 19th century, the British Navy attempted to dispel the superstition that Friday is an unlucky day to embark on a ship. The keel of a new ship was laid on a Friday, she was named H.M.S. Friday, commanded by a Captain Friday, and finally went to sea on a Friday. Neither the ship nor her crew were ever heard of again :o

Just watch me cower in bed next Friday 13th!

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Sorry, I nearly forgot, my ex-husband had a 7" tongue.  He could lick not only his nose, but his eye-brows!  (Yeuch!)  However, I must stress that he's my ex as he was also an a*&(^hole.  Just an interesting factoid for you!

::)

NessyK

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ive only just became a member but i would just like to say i love the forums

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Welcome to the forum, Liana.  We all look foward to your participation in these discussions

This forum is cool 8)

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             Hi Liana!    :st

                Welcome to the board!  Hope you enjoy it!

                       KC

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Welcome Liana

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 Welcome to the forum Liana  :st

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thanx a lot everyone.  But as yet i am not that clued up on the world of the unexplained.    :s6

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Even more strange and interesting facts;

CLICK HERE

Magikman  :D

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