Wednesday, October 24, 2007

I Love my Emails Part 1

Okay, so here's an email I recently got from a friend. I'm not sure where she found some of these facts but they are interesting...
  • A shrimp's heart is in its head.
  • The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.
  • Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.
  • Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
  • If the government has no knowledge of aliens, then why does Title 14, . Section 1211 of the Code of Federal Regulations, implemented on July 16 1969, make it illegal for U.S. citizens to have any contact&nb sp;with extraterrestrials or their vehicles?
  • A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
  • 23% of all photocopier faults world-wide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their butts.
  • In a study of 200,000 ostriches over a period of 80 years, no one reported a single case where an ostrich buried its head in the sand.
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.
  • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
  • Horses can't vomit.
  • In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined.
  • On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
  • Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are already married.
  • Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • It's physically impossible for you to lick your elbow.
  • The Main Library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year because when it was built, engineers failed to o take into account the weight of all the books that would occupy the building.
  • A snail can sleep for three years.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with "MONTH."
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
  • All polar bears are left handed.
  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  • "Go," is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • If Barbie were life-size, her measurements would be 39-23-33. She would stand seven feet, two inches tall.
  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  • Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.