Interesting Facts

1. Can you believe that of all the U S Presidents Nine of them never went to college:     1.Harry Truman 2. George Washington 3. Andrew Jackson 4.  Andrew Johnson 5.  Abraham Lincoln 6. Martin Van Buren 7 .Millard Fillmore 8. Zachary Taylor and 9. Grover Cleveland ?
2.The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.
3.Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
4.160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world’s widest road.
5.Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.
6.The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
7.The only nation whose name begins with an “A” but doesn’t end in a “A” is Afghanistan.
8.When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
9.You’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.
10.The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it’s stomach inside-out.
11.The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
12The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.
13.The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts) is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane.


14.The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump.
15.An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
16.Dolphins sleep with one eye open.


Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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