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Taxi is the only word in the world that is said the same and means the same in every country.

Paul Revere had sixteen children.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.

In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined.

On average, 100 people choke to death on ball-point pens every year.

On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

Ninety percent of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants.

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

Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

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

It's possible to lead a cow upstairs ... but not downstairs.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

It's physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.

The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.

A snail can sleep for three years..

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

Average life span of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing. SCARY!

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

All polar bears are left-handed.

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

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.

If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.

A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

And that’s a Bet you can’t lick your Elbow fact.



Is a tomato really a fruit
Scientifically, a tomato is a fruit because it's the part of the plant that contains seeds. However, because it isn't very sweet tasting, it is commonly thought of as a vegetable. 

Microwave a little messy inside. Tip: put in small bowl of water and steam it clean. About a minute and half. Be careful of hot bowl. Wipe out and it should clean up easier for you. And that's an easy to do fact....

The average lawn uses 10 times the amount of harmful chemicals per year the an acre of farmland. Mulching leaves and leaving them on your lawn is good for your grass. Matter of fact: It's a natual fertilizer.

The early Spanish explorers, probably Ponce de Leon, planted the first orange trees around St. Augustine, FL between 1513 and 1565. 

Did you know birds need a supply of fresh water outside in your yard in the freezing winter season for a bird bath.. The bird baths help keep their feathers clean and clean feathers provide more warmth for them. Burrrrr..
And that's a bird fact..

Pet Fact: Did you know chocolate is toxic to your pets. The darker the chocolate the more toxic it is. Turkey is toxic too. Also, many household plants are toxic to pets. Any flower in the Lily family is deadly toxic. Please ask your local vet regarding toxic items you may have in your home or outside.
Check back with your family doctor on updated toxic facts regarding your children too. And that's a good fact to mention.

Do have a fact..Why not e-mail us and we'll post it here to share it with others. We would love to view it and that's (well you know) A FACT.



Paul Revere The Midnight Ride/In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of resolutions as far away as New York and Philadelphia. 


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