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Impress your mates with these 27 interesting facts! By the way did you know .. ?

  1. Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  2. Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, blondes to brunettes.
  3. A spider’s silk is stronger than steel.
  4. The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  5. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
  6. The penis of a barnacle may reach up to 20 times its body size!
  7. In an average lifetime a person will walk the equivalent of three times around the world.
  8. Apples are part of the rose family.
  9. To take an oath, ancient Romans put a hand on their testicles…that’s where the word “testimony” comes from.
  10. The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.
  11. Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is also found in Prozac.
  12. During his or her lifetime, the average human will grow 590 miles of hair
  13. Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.
  14. An albatross can sleep while it flies!
  15. A roach can live up to nine days without its head.
  16. The lungfish can live out of water for three years in a state of suspended animation
  17. An apple, potato, and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged.
  18. Only 1 person in 2 billion will live to be 116.
  19. Pearls melt in vinegar.
  20. The Bible is the most-shoplifted book in the world.
  21. On average, a person will spend about five years eating during his or her lifetime.
  22. Young children can entirely regrow lost fingertips above the top joint, including the bone, skin and nail
  23. An olive tree can live up to 1,500 years!
  24. President George W. Bush and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner are cousins
  25. In Shakespeare’s time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase …. ‘goodnight, sleep tight.’
  26. It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride’s father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.
  27. Parrots and Rabbits are the only animals in the world that can see behind them without turning their heads.