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Sunday, 8 April 2007
10:37:47 PM (GMT)

1. A zebra is white with black stripes. 

2. All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the
only planet that rotates clockwise. 

3. Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly backwards. 

4. Insects do not make noises with their voices. The noise of bees, mosquitoes and
other buzzing insects is caused by rapidly moving their wings. 

5. The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs covering a meter a second. 

6. The word "listen" contains the same letters as the word "silent". 

7. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning it's head are the
rabbit and the parrot. 

8. A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. 

9. India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta. 

10. The whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of

11. A hippopotamus can run faster than a man. 

12. India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history. 

13. 'Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia' is the fear of long words. 

14. Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school. 

15. A snail can sleep for 3 years. 

16. The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start. 

17. In 1883 the explosion of the volcano Krakatau put so much dust into the earth's
atmosphere that sunsets appeared green and the moon appeared blue around the world
for almost two years. 

18. "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in
alphabetical order. 

19. Twenty-Four-Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper
in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands. 

20. Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
(Sorry I didn't finish writing that one, thankie kiwiface for pointing that out!)
Last edited: 1 May 2007

‹shii-chan♥› says:   9 April 2007   831494  
I think I'm gonna have 'Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia'  because
of this word..'Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia'
'Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia' .... AAAAAAAH!! I'm getting
spartan_h3art says:   9 April 2007   245232  
a snail can sleep for 3 tears?????wow......
spartan_h3art says:   9 April 2007   864462  
14. Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school. 

chewy210 says:   9 April 2007   274679  
it's called counterclockwise not anticlockwise
#6 was in my old classroom
#16 is veery false
pure real gold staight from the earth is really black
Swiss says:   9 April 2007   134447  
carebear_94 asks:   9 April 2007   866361  
are these things true???
Sandulf says:   9 April 2007   245397  
These are so very kewl!
hurt_and_happy says:   10 April 2007   572441  
16 is true nd so is the thing abt gold chewy210 uhhhh ppl lik u make
me mad they dont noe shit nd balb abt it
Frizzette suggests:   15 April 2007   132865  
What about the continent Oceania?
Though actually I suppose some ppl call it Australia
americanbulldog says:   26 April 2007   336358  
ur wrong, a zebra is black with white stripes
‹HANNER› says:   1 May 2007   151964  
Number 16... NO....

North AmericA

Can you finish writing number 20?! (or is it finished... I AM

Good work, keep it up!
‹shii-chan♥› says:   18 May 2007   656378  
north america isnt a continent.... I think..
Mnotost says :   1 June 2007   545225  
If you take the Americas together, as America, it's true enough.


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