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Fun Fact Friday

I always love finding out interesting facts! Feel free to add any you may know!

-A U.S. dollar bill can be folded approximately 4,000 times in the same place before it will tear.

-You cannot snore and dream at the same time.

-The average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world in a lifetime.

-A hippo’s wide open mouth is big enough to fit a 4-foot-tall child in.

-Chewing gum while you cut an onion will help keep you from crying.


25 Replies to “Fun Fact Friday”

  1. Luz.Feliz says:

    I loveeeee fun facts! Here are some of my favorite:

    -In Switzerland it is illegal to own just one Guinea Pig.
    -May 29th is officially “put a pillow on a fridge day”
    -7 % of American adults believe chocolate milk comes from brown cows.
    -If you lift a kangaroo’s tail off the ground, it can’t hop.
    -Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun.
    -In the 16th century, Arab women could initiate divorce if their husbands didn’t pour coffee for them.

  2. torry22 says:

    Hahaha I love these!!

  3. torry22 says:

    Hey everyone! In light (no pun attended) of #FunFactFriday- Here is a fun fact for you! The struggle is real!

  4. Luz.Feliz says:

    In honor of the fact that it’s finally Friday:

    -MLB umpires usually wear black underwear just in case they split their pants.
    -A goldfish has an average attention span of 8 seconds.
    -Sometimes bees sting other bees.

  5. labate says:

    It’s not friday yet but I’m excited for whatevers to come tomorrow loll

  6. Luz.Feliz says:

    Hey guys it’s Friday again so here we go with another round of fun facts!!!!

    -A single cloud can weigh more than one MILLION pounds!!!
    -You cannot snore and dream at the same time.
    -A sneeze travels at about 100 miles per hour.

  7. labate says:

    a sound of 11,000 db loud would destroy our galaxy, it would create a black whole that would devour us all 🙂

  8. Luz.Feliz says:

    It’s Friday again!

    – If you point your car keys to your head, it increases the remote’s signal range. This works by using your brain to act as a radio transmitter.
    -The first movie ever to put out a motion-picture soundtrack was Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
    -At birth, a baby panda is smaller than a mouse.

  9. Luz.Feliz says:

    If you were to spell out numbers from one; you would not find the letter ‘A’ until you reach one thousand.

  10. faljak says:

    Apparently, the phenomena of brain freeze is caused by the “freezing” or fast constriction of blood vessels in the mouth and throat when eating cold foods!

  11. Luz.Feliz says:

    Wow Fallyn, so it has nothing to do with your head at all?! Interesting!

  12. Luz.Feliz says:

    Reading is a great way to deal with everyday stressors, but who would have known this fun fact?

  13. Luz.Feliz says:

    It’s Friyay again, so here are a couple more fun facts for you all!

    -There’s an island in Japan you can visit that’s inhabited only by friendly bunnies.
    -There are actually more public libraries in the US than McDonald’s.
    -The last letter added to the English alphabet wasn’t Z — it was the letter J.
    -Before the invention of color TV, 75% of people said they dreamed in black and white. Today, only 12% do.
    -Wombat poop is cube-shaped.
    -The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life 🙂

  14. labate says:

    Wombat poop is cube-shaped, my friday is complete

  15. Luz.Feliz says:

    Because it’s Friday again 🙂

    -In 1963, major league baseball pitcher Gaylord Perry remarked, “They’ll put a man on the moon before I hit a home run.” On July 20, 1969, an hour after Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon, Perry hit his first, and only, home run while playing for the San Francisco Giants.

  16. rnisotis says:

    sand is called sand because it is between the sea and the land. *mic drop*

  17. Luz.Feliz says:

    Happy Friday guys!!

    – The only Blockbuster store in the world that is still operating is in Bend, Oregon.

    -Blood donors in Sweden receive a thank you text when their blood is used.

    -In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.

  18. Luz.Feliz says:

    -The scientific term for brain freeze is “sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia”.

    -Calling “shotgun” when riding in a car comes from the term “shotgun messenger” which was used to refer to the guard who sat next to the Stagecoach driver. The guards would use a shotgun to keep robbers and criminals away. It made its way into society due to Hollywood’s love of Western flicks.

    -There is actually a difference between coffins and caskets – coffins are typically tapered and six-sided, while caskets are rectangular.

  19. Luz.Feliz says:

    -Pteronophobia is the fear of being tickled by feathers.
    -Snakes can help predict earthquakes.
    -A flock of crows is known as a murder.
    -The oldest “your mom” joke was discovered on a 3,500 year old Babylonian tablet.
    -29th May is officially “Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day”.
    -Cherophobia is an irrational fear of fun or happiness.

  20. Luz.Feliz says:

    Happy Friday!

    Here are some fun facts for today:

    -At birth, baby panda is smaller than a mouse.
    – Iceland does not have a railway system.
    -Although the GPS is free for the world to use, it cost more than 2 million dollars per day to operate. The money comes from the American tax Revenue.

  21. SkyJordan43 says:

    Sneezing- There are a few different explanations about the origins of “God bless you,” or in short, “Bless you.” The first dates back to the first century, and is deeply rooted in superstition. Back then, a sneeze was sometimes thought to be the body’s way of trying to rid itself of evil spirits. So, in that case, saying “God bless you” was a way to try to provide a protection, or a good luck charm, against the evil spirits leaving or inhabiting the body.

  22. SkyJordan43 says:

    Most countries don’t refrigerate eggs. In the US, eggs are washed which removes the natural barrier for bacteria. As a result, they have to be oiled and refrigerated to avoid contamination.

  23. SkyJordan43 says:

    There is a technical name for the “fear of long words.”
    It’s called “hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.”

  24. Luz.Feliz says:

    It’s Friday- so here’s my fun fact for the day: There’s only one letter that doesn’t appear in any USA state name- the letter Q!!!


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