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Did You Know?

March 2, 2007

giraffe-lg.jpgHere are 13 random “fun facts” you probably haven’t heard before…

1. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time television were Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

2. Madrid is the only European capital city not situated on a river.

3. Iguanas, Koalas and Komodo dragons all have two penises.

4. M & M’s were developed so that soldiers could eat candy without getting their fingers sticky.

5. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.

6. The tune for the “Now I know my ABC’s” song is the same as “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.”

7. There are only three animals with blue tongues, the Black Bear, the Chow Chow dog and the blue-tongued lizard.

8. The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the “General Purpose” vehicle, G.P.

9. February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

10. Giraffes have no vocal cords.

11. No word in the English language rhymes with month.

12. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

13. Polar bears’ fur is not white, it’s clear. Polar bear skin is actually black. Their hair is hollow and acts like fiber optics, directing sunlight to warm their skin.

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One comment

  1. This is photo evidence for # 7

    Smoky and Me

    Smoky has a small dark blue spot on her tongue because she’s part Chow!



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