Did You Know:
The average lead pencil can write 50 000 words before it becomes too stumpy.
You breathe on average about 5 million times a year. For me it must be 6 million if I add in the eye rolling and sighing my one friend says I do.
Months that begin on a Sunday always have a Friday 13th in them.
"Almost" is the longest word in the English dictionary with all the letters in alphabetical order.
A silkworm consumes about 86 000 times it's weight in 56 days. Hold back on fat jokes please.
11 % of the world population is left handed.
Rubber bands stretch further and last longer if refrigerated. You also then know where they are ... like my car keys (yes I put them in the fridge at work).
A snail can sleep for 3 years. I am clearly a member of the snail family.
All the continent's names end with the same letter that they start with.
A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds. I have some friends like that as well.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute. The same happens to me when I see a picture of Richard Gere.
Some worms start eating themselves if they cannot find any food.
Giraffes can clean their ears with their 21 inch tongues. I feel I should comment. But I won't.
Billy Goats urinate on themselves to make them more attractive to females. Uhm ... ok.
Polar bears can eat up to 80 penguins in a single sitting. About like me and Woolworth's Chuckles.
Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian. He also had only one testicle.
c'est la vie
(with thanks to Google Top Random Facts)
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