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Tidbits You May Know

Ladies and gentlemen, if you would like to lose weight, you might try to find a job licking stamps. Each stamp you lick consumes 1/10 of a calorie. In case you are wondering, our eyes remain the same size from the day we are born; however, our nose and ears never stop growing. If you have a newborn in your family, you may wonder why s/he doesn’t have a kneecap. The answer is simple; they do not appear until the child reaches two to six years of age.

If An Alligator Or A Crocodile Ever Chases You

If your heart does not stop beating when being chased by an alligator or crocodile, although they are fast runners, if you run in a zigzag line, you will lose the predator before they open their mouth to try to capture you. Don’t worry if you are riding a horse you think is sick – a horse cannot vomit. When you see a butterfly looking at its’ feet (good luck with that), just know that it tastes with its feet. Don’t hand a polar bear an ice cream in its’ right hand. All polar bears are left-handed. Next time you are holding a slug, look for its’ nose…they have four of them. Now you know why an ostrich sticks its head in the sand – it’s looking for water.

Try Leading A Cow

You can lead a cow upstairs, but you won’t be successful trying to lead it downstairs. Next time you kill a shrimp, remember that its heart is in its head. Sadly, after president Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, his dog, Fido, was also murdered. If you find a snail asleep day after day, it’s because they can sleep for three years. In the hot summer days, stay away from all-female mosquitoes. They are the ones that bite. World War One is when Kotex was first manufactured – as a bandage.

Fords and Dodges

The first Fords were not totally Fords; their engines were made by Dodge. If you want to spend a while counting the dimples on golf balls, you should come up with a total of 366. You are probably waiting desperately to know the most common name in the world – your wait is over, it is Mohammed. Prepare your child to return to school by teaching him/her this: the name of all the continents ends with the same letter that they begin with. Elizabeth l of Russia died in 1762. When her closets were being cleaned, it was discovered she had 15,000 dresses. What is the strongest muscle in your body? If you guessed “tongue,” you are correct. And, your tongue is just like the finger – tongue prints are different for everyone. If you sleep like the average person, you will spend 24 years of your life asleep. Finally, perhaps the most important tidbit, a turtle can breathe through their butts.

It’s always fun to learn some interesting facts that most likely will never be used!