An Indian Civilizational Perspective

Interesting facts..

Some Interesting facts…from this blog. – I know the book they have been taken.. so will get some more for you later….

  • The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
  • The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
  • There are two credit cards for every person in the United States .
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the lettersonly onone row of the keyboard.
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men
  • You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath
  • It is impossible to lick your elbow
  • People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze,yourheart stops for a 10milisec
  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky
  • The "sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick" is said to be thetoughesttongue twister in the English language
  • If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try tosuppress asneeze , you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die
  • Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king fromhistory.Spades – King DavidClubs – Alexander the Great, Hearts – Charlemagne Diamonds – Julius Caesar
  • 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  • If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legsinthe air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg intheair, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If thehorse has a all four legs on the ground, the person died of naturalcauses
  • What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers andlaserprinters all have in common?Ans. – All invented by women
  • In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated
  • On average, people fear spiders more than they do death
  • Shakespeare invented the word ‘assassination’ and ‘bump’
  • Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand
  • The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated
  • Most lipstick contains fish scales

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