fun facts

  1. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle.
  2. The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
  3. The first coast-to-coast telephone line was established in 1914.
  4. On Sesame Street, Bert’s goldfishes were named Lyle and Talbot, presumably after the actor Lyle Talbot.
  5. Louis IV of France had a stomach with size of two regular stomaches.
  6. Pepsi originally contained pepsin, thus the name.
  7. Babies are born without knee caps. They don’t appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
  8. Ethernet is a registered trademark of Xerox, Unix is a registeres trademark of AT&T.
  9. The newest dog breed is the Bull Boxer, first bred in the United States ini 1990-1991.
  10. The first hard drive available for the Apple ][ had a capacity of 5 MB.
  11. Spotted skunks do handstand before the spray.
  12. A mule won’t sink in quicksand but a donkey will.
  13. Animal breeders in Russia once claimed to have bred sheep with blue wool.
  14. A pig in Japan says “moo-moo”.
  15. India has about 50 millions monkeys.

Taken from : GFresh Juni 2008


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