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*1. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.*

*2. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.*

*3. The name of the entire continents end with the same letter that they start with.*

*4. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.*

*5. Most lipstick contains fish scales.*

*6. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on one row of the keyboard.*
*7. Women blink nearly twice as much as men!*
*8. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.*
*9. It is impossible to lick your elbow.*

*10. People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze,your heart stops for a millisecond. *
*11. It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.*

*12. The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.*

*13. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.*

*14. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history.*

>Spades - King David
>Clubs - Alexander the Great
>Hearts - Charlemagne
>Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

*15. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321 (count out the answer)*

*16. If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has a all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes. *

*17 What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?Answer - All invented by women.*

*18. Question - This is the only food that doesn't spoil. What is this?Answer - Honey*
*19. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.*
*20. A snail can sleep for three years.*
*21. All polar bears are left handed.*

*22. American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olivefrom each salad served in first-class. *

*23. Butterflies taste with their feet.*

*24.Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.*

*25.In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated. *

*26. On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.*

*27. Shakespeare invented the words 'assassination' and 'bump'.*

*28. Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.*

*29. An ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated. *

*30. The electric chair was invented by a dentist.*
*31. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps o squirtblood 30 feet.*

*32. Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could haveover a million descendants. *

*33. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria inyour ear by 700 times.*


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