Jun 9, 2017

Ten Interesting Tidbits of Knowledge

  • The word ‘ushers’ contains five pronouns: us, she, he, her and hers.
  • By the time a glass of champagne goes flat, two million bubbles will have popped.
  • People suffering from superior canal dehiscence syndrome can hear their own eyeballs moving.
  • A Gongoozler is a person who stares for a long time at things happening on a canal.
  • Britons eat 97% of the world’s baked beans.
  • By the time they leave high school American children will have eaten 1,500 peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches.
  • American bullfrogs’ eyes have special retinas. The top half sees in daylight, the bottom sees into the water in infrared.
  • The act of snapping one's fingers is called a fillip.
  • Tyler, Texas, USA contains the world's largest rose garden: 22 acres with over 38,000 rose bushes and more than 500 varieties of rose.

  • The 2004 tsunami shifted the location of the geographic South Pole by a few centimeters.