1. Money isn't made out of paper, it is made out of cotton.

2. The 57 on a Heinz ketchup bottle represents the variety of pickles the

Company once had.

3. Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will

digest itself.

4. The dot over the letter ' i' is called the title.

5. A duck's quack doesn't echo, no one knows why.

6. Forty percent of McDonald's profit comes from the sales of 'happy meals'.

7. Every person has a unique tongue print.

8. 315 entries in Websters 1996 dictionary were misspelled.

9. On an average, 12 newborns will be given to wrong parents daily.

10.During the famous chariot scene in "Ben Hur", a small red car can

be seen at a distance.

11.Warren Beatty and Shirley Maclaine are brother and sister.

12.Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces will kill a

small sized dog.

13.Most lipsticks contain fish scales.

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

15.Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine.

16.Leonardo Da vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the

same time.

17.There are no clocks in the Las Vegas gambling casinos.

18.There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple and


19.A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it go mad instantly and sting

itself to death.

20.By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in


21.American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each

salad served in first class.

22.Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

23.The glue on Israeli postage stamp is certified kosher(halal).

24.Guiness Book Of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen

from Public Libraries.

25.Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because

passing wind in a space suit damages them

From India, Bangalore
Hr Student
Shraddha Nanavaty
Sr. Manager - L&d



01.A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

02.A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

03.A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.

04.A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.

05.A "jiffy" is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

06.A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

07.A snail can sleep for three years.

08.Al Capo NE's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

09.All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

10.Almonds are a member of the peach family.

11.An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

12.Babies are born without kneecaps.

13.They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

14.Butterflies taste with their feet.

15.Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds. Dogs only have about Ten.

16."Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "MT".

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

18.In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

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

20.If you are an average American, in your whole life, you will spend an average of 6 months waiting at red lights.

21.It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

22.Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

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

24.A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

25.Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

26.Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

27."Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right.

28.The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

29.The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of die! Sel that it burns.

30.The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

31.The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the l! Azy dog" uses every letter of the alphabet.

32.The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

33.The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes).

34.There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

35.There are more chickens than people in the world.

36.There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous

37.There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: "abstemious" and "facetious."

38.There's no Betty Rubble in the Flintstones Chewables Vitamins.

39.Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

40.TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

41.Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

42.Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

43.Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it will digest itself



From Pakistan, Karachi

Then have 50 More Facts

1. Look at your zipper. See the initials YKK? It stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushibibaisha, the world's largest zipper manufacturer.

2. A raisin dropped in a glass of freshchampagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

3. A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

4. 40 percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.

5. 315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

6. On the average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.

7. Chocolate kills dogs! True, chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.

8. Most lipstick contains fish scales.

9. Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine.

10. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

11. Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.

12. There are no clocks in Las Vegas g@mbling casin0s.

13. Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.

14. Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.

15. The original name for the butterfly was "flutterby"!

16. By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.

17. Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.

18. Dentists recommend that a toothbrush be kept at least six feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

19. The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

20. The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

21. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than the entire Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

22. Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.

23. Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.

24. The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.

25. "Stewardesses" is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand.

26. To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, prick your fingers into its eyeballs. It will let you go instantly.

27. A mathematical wonder: 111,111,111 multiplied by 111,111,111 gives the result 12, 345, 678, 987, 654, 321.

28. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

29. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

30. The "pound" (#) key on your keyboard is called an octothorp.

31. The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.

32. Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

33. The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

34. "Dreamt" is the only word in the English language that ends in "mt".

35. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

36. In Chinese, the KFC slogan "finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".

37. A cockroach can live for 10 days without a head.

39. We shed 40 pounds of skin a lifetime.

40. Yo-Yos were once used as weapons in the Philippines.

41. Coca-Cola can be used as car oil.

42. Mexico City sinks abut 10 inches a year.

43. Brains are more active sleeping than watching TV.

44. Blue is the favorite color of 80 percent of Americans.

45. When a person shakes their head from side to side, he is saying

"yes" in Sri Lanka.

46. There are more chickens than people in the world.

47. It's against the law in Iceland to have a dog.

48. The thumbnail grows the slowest, and the middle nail grows the fastest.

49. The only word in the English Language with all vowels in reverse order is "s ub c ont in ent al".

50. There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.

need more than tell me I w3ill provide you more in addition to these above.


From Pakistan, Karachi
Nice information , Thank you for posting such unknown things to us . I have a doubt ,Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying. is it keep out form crying , or keep you crying.
From India, Secunderabad

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