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    ˇ Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.

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

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

    ˇ The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

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

    ˇ Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear By 700 times.

    ˇ Ants don't sleep.

    ˇ Owls have eyeballs that are tubular in shape, because of this, they cannot move their eyes.

    ˇ A bird requires more food in proportion to its size than a baby or a cat.

    ˇ The mouse is the most common mammal in the US.

    ˇ A newborn kangaroo is about 1 inch in length.

    ˇ A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

    ˇ The Canary Islands were not named for a bird called a canary. They were named after a breed of large dogs. The Latin name was Canariae insulae - "Island of Dogs."

    ˇ There are 701 types of pure breed dogs.

    ˇ A polecat is not a cat. It is a nocturnal European weasel.

    ˇ The animal responsible for the most human deaths world-wide is the mosquito.

    ˇ The biggest pig in recorded history was Big Boy of Black Mountain, North Carolina, who was weighed at 1,904 pounds in 1939.

    ˇ Cats respond most readily to names that end in an "ee" sound.

    ˇ A cat cannot see directly under its nose. This is why the cat cannot seem to find tidbits on the floor.

    ˇ Pigs, walruses and light-colored horses can be sunburned.

    ˇ Snakes are immune to their own poison.

    ˇ An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.

    ˇ Cats have more than one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.

    ˇ The biggest member of the cat family is the male lion, which weighs 528 pounds (240 kilograms).

    ˇ Most lipstick contains fish scales.

    ˇ Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

    ˇ Each day in the US, animal shelters are forced to destroy 30,000 dogs and cats.

    ˇ A shrimp's heart is in their head.

    ˇ A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

    ˇ A cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.

    ˇ The cat lover is an ailurophile, while a cat hater is an ailurophobe.

    ˇ A woodpecker can peck twenty times a second.

    ˇ It may take longer than two days for a chick to break out of its shell.

    ˇ Dragonflies are one of the fastest insects, flying 50 to 60 mph.

    ˇ Despite man's fear and hatred of the wolf, it has not ever been proved that a non-rabid wolf ever attacked a human.

    ˇ There are more than 100 million dogs and cats in the United States.

    ˇ Americans spend more than 5.4 billion dollars on their pets each year.

    ˇ Cat's urine glows under a black light.

    ˇ The largest cockroach on record is one measured at 3.81 inches in length.

    ˇ It is estimated that a single toad may catch and eat as many as 10,000 insects in the course of a summer.

    ˇ Amphibians eyes come in a variety shapes and sizes. Some even have square or heart-shaped pupils.

    ˇ It would require an average of 18 hummingbirds to weigh in at 1 ounce.

    ˇ Dogs that do not tolerate small children well are the St. Bernard, the Old English sheep dog, the Alaskan malamute, the bull terrier, and the toy poodle.

    ˇ Moles are able to tunnel through 300 feet of earth in a day.

    ˇ Howler monkeys are the noisiest land animals. Their calls can be heard over 2 miles away.

    ˇ A quarter of the horses in the US died of a vast virus epidemic in 1872.

    ˇ The fastest bird is the Spine-tailed swift, clocked at speeds of up to 220 miles per hour.

    . There is no single cat called the panther. The name is commonly applied to the leopard, but it is also used to refer to the puma and the jaguar. A black panther is really a black leopard. A capon is a castrated rooster.

    ˇ The world's largest rodent is the Capybara. An Amazon water hog that looks like a guinea pig, it can weigh more than 100 pounds.

    ˇ The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people.

    ˇ The hummingbird, the loon, the swift, the kingfisher, and the grebe are all birds that cannot walk.

    ˇ The poisonous copperhead snake smells like fresh cut cucumbers.

    ˇ A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.

    ˇ Worker ants may live seven years and the queen may live as long as 15 years.

    ˇ The blood of mammals is red, the blood of insects is yellow, and the blood of lobsters is blue.

    ˇ Cheetahs make a chirping sound that is much like a bird's chirp or a dog's yelp. The sound is so an intense, it can be heard a mile away.

    ˇ The underside of a horse's hoof is called a frog. The frog peels off several times a year with new growth.

    ˇ The bloodhound is the only animal whose evidence is admissible in an American court. 98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska.

    ˇ Before air conditioning was invented, white cotton slipcovers were put on furniture to keep the air cool.

    ˇ The Barbie doll has more than 80 careers.

    ˇ To make one pound of whole milk cheese, 10 pounds of whole milk is needed.

    ˇ 99% of pumpkins that are sold for decoration.

    ˇ Every 30 seconds a house fire doubles in size.

    ˇ The month of December is the most popular month for weddings in the Philippines.

    ˇ A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.

    ˇ Carbon monoxide can kill a person in less than 15 minutes.

    ˇ The largest ever hailstone weighed over 1kg and fell in Bangladesh in 1986.

    ˇ Ants can live up to 16 years.

    ˇ In Belgium, there is a museum that is just for strawberries.

    ˇ The sense of smell of an ant is just as good as a dog's.

    ˇ Popped popcorn should be stored in the freezer or refrigerator as this way it can stay crunchy for up to three weeks.

    ˇ Coca-Cola was originally green.

    ˇ The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

    ˇ The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with.

    ˇ The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

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

    ˇ Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!

    ˇ You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

    ˇ It is impossible to lick your elbow.

    ˇ People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.

    ˇ It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

    ˇ The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest

    ˇ tongue twister in the English language.

    ˇ 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.

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

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    tongue twister in the English language.

    i didnot understand this one...wat is here to know...

  3. #3
    it means this Rahen sis

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

  4. #4
    simple that u read and explane some other people.

  5. #5
    nice information

    keep sharing

  6. #6
    Ye hi tu main ne kaha hai aneeza jiiiiiiiiiiiiii

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