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A snail can sleep for three years.

The flea can jump 350 times its body length.

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

The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.

Apples are more efficient at waking you up in the morning than caffeine.

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

It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.

Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

Tigers have striped skin not just striped fur.

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

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

All polar bears are left handed.

An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

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

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

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

The symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called an octothorpe.

Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.

Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reinade los Angeles de Porciuncula"

It is possible to lead a cow upstairs but not downstairs.

It is impossible to lick your elbow.

"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

The wave of a duck's quack is very similar to an echo, and therefore is very difficult to hear.

The word "Checkmate" in chess comes from the Persian phrase "Shah Mat," which means "the king is dead."

A crocodile can't stick its tongue out.

The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.

A shrimp's heart is in its head.

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.

There was once an undersea post office in the Bahamas.

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.

No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half.

There are more than twice as many kangaroos as people in Australia.

Maine is the only American state whose name is just one syllable.

 

 

   
   
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