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Facts 1. “Bookkeeper” is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters.

Facts 2. “dous”:tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

Facts 3. “Dreamt” is the only English word that ends in the letters “mt”.

Facts 4. “Go.” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Facts 5. “I am.” is the second shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Facts 6. “Kemo Sabe” means “soggy shrub” in Navajo.

Facts 7. “Kemo Sabe” means “soggy shrub” in Navajo.

Facts 8. “Pomology” is the science of growing an apple.

Facts 9. 1 in 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible.

Facts 10. 1 out of 350,000 Americans get electrocuted in their life.

Facts 11. 1 out of every 4 kids in the USA is overweight.

Facts 12. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Facts 13. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Facts 14. 18% of an Americans income is spent on transportation.

Facts 15. 2.5 cans of Spam are consumed every second in the United States.

Facts 16. 215 jeans can be made with one bale of cotton.

Facts 17. 27 percent of U.S. male college students believe life is “a meaningless existential hell.” (big surprise, eh?)

Facts 18. 27% of female lottery winners hid their winning ticket in their bras.

Facts 19. 3000 children die every day in Africa because of malaria.

Facts 20. 31% of employees skip lunch entirely.

Facts 21. 38% of Americans eat breakfast everyday.

Facts 22. 4% of an apples is made up of minerals and vitamins, and over 80% is made up of water.

Facts 23. 40 percent of the almonds in the world are used by manufacturers of chocolate.

Facts 24. 41% of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day.

Facts 25. 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep.

Facts 26. 500,000 kids in the US live in same sex households.

Facts 27. 500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris.

Facts 28. 55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year.

Facts 29. 570 gallons of paint would be needed to paint the outside of the White House.

Facts 30. 65% of the candy that is produced in an year is consumed by American adults 18 years and older.

Facts 31. 66% of home based businesses are owned by women.

Facts 32. 66% of wedding cards are hand delivered by people.

Facts 33. 7 out of 10 people believe in life after death.

Facts 34. 7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world. Click Here For More Details

Facts 35. 7-Eleven was the first convenience store to have television advertising. The animated commercial ran in 1949 and had a singing rooster and owl.

Facts 36. 70% of the poor people in the world are female.

Facts 37. 75% of all raisins eaten by people in the United States are eaten at breakfast.

Facts 38. 75-90% of primary physician visits are due to stress.

Facts 39. 80% of people that are on weight loss programs exercise on average three times a week.

Facts 40. 85% of weddings are held in a synagogue or church.

Facts 41. 850 peanuts are needed to make an 18 oz. jar of peanut butter.

Facts 42. 898 tornadoes were recorded to have occurred in the United States in the year 2000.

Facts 43. 93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women.

Facts 44. 95% of the entire lemon crop produced in the U.S. is from California and Arizona.

Facts 45. 96% of candles that are purchased are by women.

Facts 46. 96% of people put the peanut butter on first when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Facts 47. 97% of all paper money in the US contains traces of cocaine.

Facts 48. 98% of brown bears in the United States are in Alaska.

Facts 49. 98% of houses in the United States have at least one television set.

Facts 50. 99% of pumpkins that are sold are sold for decoration.

Facts 51. 99% of the blueberries that are produced in the United States are produced in the state of Maine.

Facts 52. A “gelotologist” is a person who studies laughter.

Facts 53. A “hairbreadth away” is 1/48 of an inch.

Facts 54. A 13-year-old boy in India produced winged beetles in his urine after hatching the eggs in his body.

Facts 55. A 27 year old heir to a sausage empire was handed a ticket for 116,000 pounds for driving at 80 km/hr in a 40 km/hr zone. This is because the speeding tickets in Finland are based on how much money a person makes.

Facts 56. A B-25 bomber airplane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building on July 28, 1945.

Facts 57. A baby kangaroo is called a joey.

Facts 58. A baby octopus is about the size of a flea when it is born.

Facts 59. A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in relation to its size.

Facts 60. A baseball will go farther in hot temperature than in cold temperature.

Facts 61. A blink lasts approximately 0.3 seconds.

Facts 62. A bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed every animal in the Berlin Zoo except the elephant, which escaped and roamed the city. When a Russian commander saw hungry Germans chasing the elephant and trying to kill it, he ordered his troops to protect it and shoot anyone who tried to kill it.

Facts 63. A British term for slot machine is “fruit machine” or “one-armed bandit.”.

Facts 64. A butterfly can see the colors red, green, and yellow.

Facts 65. A butterfly has to have a body temperature greater than 86 degrees to be able to fly.

Facts 66. A can of Pepsi has 41 grams of sugar. This amount to about seven teaspoons of sugar.

Facts 67. A Canadian Tour company offers a two-day course in igloo building.

Facts 68. A Canadian, Troy Hurtubise, spent $100,000 and almost went bankrupt building a RoboCop style suit so that he could withstand a bear attack.

Facts 69. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Facts 70. A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

Facts 71. A caterpillar grows roughly 27,000 times its size when it first emerges as an egg.

Facts 72. A catfish has about 100,000 taste buds.

Facts 73. A cesium atom in an atomic clock that beats over nine billion times a second.

Facts 74. A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9.

Facts 75. A chicken is 75% water.

Facts 76. A chicken loses its feathers when it becomes stressed.

Facts 77. A chicken once had its head cut off and survived for over eighteen months, headless.

Facts 78. A chicken with red earlobes will produce brown eggs, and a chicken with white earlobes will produce white eggs.

Facts 79. A Chinese Scientist discovered that the Earth is round during the Han Dynasty by measuring the sun and moon’s path in the sky. He recorded this fact down in the imperial records but went unnoticed until it was unearthed recently but Chinese archaeologists.

Facts 80. A cockroach can change directions up to 25 times in a second.

Facts 81. A colony of bees have to fly almost fifty-five thousand miles and tap two million flowers to make one pound of honey.

Facts 82. A common custom in Spain is to eat one grape for each of the last 12 seconds of every year for good luck.

Facts 83. A common drink for Tibetans is Butter Tea which is made out of butter, salt, and brick tea.

Facts 84. A common name for pincurls is also spitcurls because woman sometimes wet their hair with their saliva before curling it.

Facts 85. A Connecticut Toy maker, Herobuilders, sells action figures of President George W. Bush, Islamic militant Osama bin Laden, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, which are all major figures tied to the September 11, 2001 WTC attacks.

Facts 86. A cow averages 40,000 jaw movements a day.

Facts 87. A cow has four compartments in its stomach.

Facts 88. A cow releases about 125 gallons of gas per day.

Facts 89. A crocodile can open and close its jaw but cannot move it side to side.

Facts 90. A crocodile can run up to a speed of 11 miles per hour.

Facts 91. A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

Facts 92. A cubic yard of air weighs about 2 pounds at sea level.

Facts 93. A dentist from Buffalo New York named Alfred P. Southwick invented the electric chair.

Facts 94. A diet high in fat is said to impede memory.

Facts 95. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

Facts 96. A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

Facts 97. A dog by the name of Laika was launched into space aboard the Russian spacecraft Sputnik 2 in 1957.

Facts 98. A dragonfly has a lifespan of for to seven weeks.

Facts 99. A drink used to be made by the Aztecs for the gods which had the ingredients of ground cocoa mixed in with spices and corn.

Facts 100. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

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