*Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world. English is second.
*An old law in British Columbia, Canada, made it illegal to kill a Sasquatch [Bigfoot].
*The slowest animal in the world is the 3-toed sloth.
*The Hundred Years War actually lasted for 116 years.
*In Denmark you cannot wear a mask.
*"THE" is the most commonly used word in the English language.
*In Alabama, bear wrestling matches are outlawed.
*An albatross [kind of bird] can sleep while it flies. It dozes while cruising at 25 MPH.
*The Roman Emperor Domitian liked to spend hours catching flies with his hands.
*Pteronophobia: the fear of being tickled by feathers.
*In Utah it is illegal to cause a catastrophe.
*Skin is the body's heaviest and biggest organ.
*Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, was afraid of the dark.
*In the UK, MP's are not allowed to wear armor in Parliament.
*There are no words in the English dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, silver, and month.
*In Washington, it's illegal to pretend one's parents are rich.
*Peanuts can be used as one of the ingredients in dynamite.
*Queen Elizabeth I of England bathed regularly....................
ABOUT 4 TIMES A YEAR!
*It is illegal to sell tarantulas in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
*The continent of Antarctica is the only continent with no trees.
*Apocolocynposis: the fear of turning into a pumpkin.
*In Brookfield, Wisconsin, it is illegal to use another person's phone to make a prank call.
*A lump of pure gold the size of your thumbnail can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.
*During the California Gold Rush, some people paid $100 for a glass of water.
*A somnambulist is a sleepwalker.
*In Acworth, Georgia, all citizens must own a rake.
*Arachibutyrophobia: the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.
*Octophobia: the fear of the figure "8".
*Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
*A man named Charles Osbourne had the hiccups for 68 years.
*In 2002 the Greek government passed a flawed law that accidentally banned all electronic games.
*Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
*In 1982, Larry Walters tied 45 weather balloons to a lawn chair and rose to 16,000 feet.
*The sentence THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER A LAZY DOG uses every letter of the alphabet.
*At least 80% of the people that read this scroll back up if it really DOES use every letter of the alphabet. IT DOES!
*Most human heads are covered with approximately 100,000 hairs.
*Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
have a nice day ;]
THIS IS COPYRIGHTED BY THE COMPANY THAT MAKES AGENDAS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THESE FACTS CAME FROM THE O7-08 BOOK.
yeah there is in quick, there is a c quiCk. you obviously weren't careful when checking. :-)
The sentence THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER A LAZY DOG uses every letter of the alphabet. Thats not true theres no c
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wtf i live in Washington so if i say my moms rich to a cop hes gonna ask her if she is
hey u no that antarctica is one of the dryest continents? pretty ironic seeing as its made of ice...lol
i own that book i didnt think it would be funny enopth 2 ppost thoug