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Discussion in 'Jokes' started by sunitak, Jan 9, 2008.

  1. sunitak

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    Ø Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair
    Ø The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

    Ø Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears
    never stop growing.
    Ø You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

    Ø A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation.

    Ø Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a
    few weeks.

    Ø Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

    Ø The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

    Ø When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.

    Ø Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned
    his Wife or mother because they were both deaf.

    Ø "I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language

    Ø Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking
    countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

    Ø The smallest unit of time is the yoctosecond

    Ø Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different

    Ø "Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive
    double letters

    Ø Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed
    people do

    Ø The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every
    letter in the English language

    Ø If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would
    never end because of the rate of reproduction

    Ø China has more English speakers than the United States

    Ø Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.

    Ø Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels.

    Ø The longest place name still in use is:

    Taumatawhakatangiha ngaoauauotametea turi-Pukakpikima ungahoronukupoka iwhe
    nuakitanatahu- a New Zealand hill

    Ø If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu (US)
    at approximately 4:30pm the previous day


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