Amazing but Useless facts

  • The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
  • Of all the words in the English language, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions!
  • “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
  • “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
  • A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!
  • Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  • You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.
  • There is a city called Rome on every continent.
  • It’s against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland.
  • Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
  • Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!
  • The elephant is the only mammal  that can’t jump!
  • One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
  • Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different!
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
  • The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
  • Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
  • Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren’t added to it.
  • The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
  • More people are allergic to cow’s milk than any other food.
  • Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
  • The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.
  • It’s against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
  • The longest recorded flight  of a chicken is 13 seconds
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