Amazing Facts 30

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# 31 Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed in Canada for marketing reasons.
# 32 The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
# 33 The phrase "rule of thumb" is derived from an old English law which stated that you couldn't beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb
# 34 1 in 2000 babies are born with a tooth that is already visible.
# 35 The straw was probably invented by Egyptian brewers to taste in-process beer without removing the fermenting ingredients which floated on the top.
# 36 The New York Stock Exchange started out as a coffee house.
# 37 Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of their unwanted people without killing them use to burn their houses down hence the expression "to get fired."
# 38 In Chinese, the words for crisis and opportunity are the same.
# 39 It's possible to lead a cow upstairs, but not downstairs.
# 40 There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
# 41 Cow is a Japanese brand of shaving foam.
# 42 The Food and Drug Administration says the most common injury from cosmetics comes from scratching the eye with a mascara wand.
# 43 King George could not speak English!
# 44 Midgets and dwarfs almost always have normal sized children.
# 45 Common pesticides such as roach, termite, and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.
# 46 Baskin Robbins once made ketchup ice cream.
# 47 It is illegal for tourists to enter Mexico with more than 20 CD's!
# 48 Women end up digesting most of the lipstick they apply.
# 49 The 'vintage date' on a bottle of wine indicates the year the grapes were picked, not the year of bottling!
# 50 There are only 14 blimps in the world.
# 51 If you put a raisin in a fresh glass of champagne, it will rise and fall continuously.

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Posted by kskarpias Jan 27, 2007

cool facts- can you send me some?

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Posted by Battery Feb 28, 2007

i think number 50 works with coke and other fizzy drinks too

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Posted by mth_lvr Aug 14, 2008

#52mentos+diet coke=big boom :`~`: pepsi+ 1 m&m=forever fizz overload

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