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The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher. 

The housefly hums in the middle octave, key of F. 

Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty 
Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker. 

A pregnant goldfish is called a twit. 

Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots. 

A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes. 

If your eyes are six feet above the surface of the ocean, the 
horizon will be about three statute miles away. 

An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain. 

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer. 

The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds. 

111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 

The Sanskrit word for "war" means "desire for more cows." 

101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy) are the only two 
  Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present 
  and don't die throughout the movie. 

'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only 
  the left hand. 

Armadillos are the only animal besides humans that can get leprosy. 

To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs 
  into its eyeballs -- it will let you go instantly. 

Reindeer like to eat bananas. 

A group of unicorns is called a blessing. 

Twelve or more cows are known as a flink. 

A group of frogs is called an army. 

A group of rhinos is called a crash. 

A group of kangaroos is called a mob. 

A group of whales is called a pod. 

A group of geese is called a gaggle. 

A group of ravens is called a murder. 

A group of officers is called a mess. 

A group of larks is called an exaltation. 

A group of owls is called a parliament. 

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  The average human eats eight spiders in their lifetime at night.

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  The most common name in the world in Mohamed.

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  A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

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  A snail can sleep for three years.

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  All polar bears are left handed.

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  American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from
each salad served in first-class.

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  Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

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  Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the 
child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

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  Butterflies taste with their feet

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  Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, dogs only have about 10.

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  China has more English speakers than the United States.

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  Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear any
pants.

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  Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered
blood donors.

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  Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

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February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

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  Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.

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  I am. is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

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  If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She
would stand seven feet, two inches tall and have a neck twice the 
length of a normal human's neck.

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  If the population of China walked past you in single file, the line
would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

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  If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is
produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

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  If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you will have produced
enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

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

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  Marilyn Monroe had six toes.

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  No word in the English language rhymes with month.

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

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  One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton
growers in the 1930's lobbied against hemp farmers-they saw it as 
competition.

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

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  Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than
left-handed people do.

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

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  Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

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

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  The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

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  The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, moves only six inches for each
gallon of diesel that it burns.

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  The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

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  The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body
to squirt blood 30 feet.

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  The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to
its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.

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  The name Wendy was made up for the book 'Peter Pan'.

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  The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

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  The words racecar and kayak are the same whether they are read left to
right or right to left.

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  Women blink nearly twice as much as men. (guess they miss more...)

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  You are more likely to be killed by a Champagne cork than by a
poisonous spider.

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