Some Useless Knowledge Part 2

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More useless knowledge to surprise your friends with.

- The sperm whale has the heaviest brain of any creature that ever lived on Earth.

- Julius Caesar, the famous Roman emperor, had all the hair on his body plucked. Baldness in ancient times was a sign of mascilinity.

- Charles Dickens got paid penny per word for his novels. (Thus explains the length of "A TALE OF TWO CITIES")

- Dinosaurs burped and farted.

- A cockroach can live nine days without its head before starving to death.

- The shortest war in history was 38 minutes between England and Zanzibar.

- A polar bear's skin is black. The fur is not white. It is actually clear.

- William Shakespeare, the English genius, invented the words "assassination" and "bump."

- Women blink twice as much as men.

- On average, a right- handed person lives nine years longer than a left- handed person.

- If the population of China passed you in a single file line, it would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

- China has more English speakers than the USA.

- The longest name for a town in the world is 167 letters.

- The longest word in the English language contains 1909 letters. It is the name for a part of DNA.

- Vatican City is the smallest country in the world with aa population of 1000 and an area of 108.7 acres.

- An elephant walks on its three toes.

- A cow cannot give milk unless it has had a baby first.

- The right arm of President Lincoln was longer than his left. This is because in the political campaigns, he would have his right arm shaked many times.

- No portrait of Washington exist with his mouth open. He had wooden teeth and if were to open his mouth, his teeth would fall out.

- Washington never chopped down a cherry tree.

- Marie Antoinette never said "Let them eat cake." It was rumored that she did to stir hatred against her.


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