Monday, March 21, 2011

Did You Know That...

- 11% of people are left handed; and, most parrots are left-footed
- August has the highest percentage of births
- unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it
- the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes unless you are an insomniac like me
- a bear has 42 teeth
- most lipsticks contain fish scales
- no two corn flakes look the same nor do two snowflakes look the same
- lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
- 8% of people have an extra rib
- 85% of plant life is found in the ocean
- no words in the English language rhyme with the words angel, angst, breadth, bulb, depth, eighth, month, ninth, orange, purple, scalp or twelfth
- Ralph Lauren's original name was Ralph Lifshitz. I guess it just wouldn't have the same panache to have an original Lifshitz on your bod.
- rabbits like licorice
- the Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters
- 'Topolino' is the name for Mickey Mouse in Italy
- a lobsters blood is colorless; but, when exposed to oxygen it turns blue. A human's blood is blue; but, when it hits oxygen it turns red.
- armadillos have 4 babies at a time and are all the same sex
- reindeer like bananas
- the longest recorded flight of a chicken was 13 seconds

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