Fun Facts That Will Amaze You

I’m so glad you are enjoying this weekend tradition of Fun Facts. I learn something new each week, even if it’s weird. I love hearing your comments! 

 

Snakes do not have eyelids. Although they cannot close their eyes while they are sleeping, they can close their retinas

The Incredible Hulk was initially supposed to be gray, but according to Stan Lee, an issue with the printer turned the Hulk green

If you type the word “askew” into the Google search box, the entire page will tilt slightly

The term “astronaut” comes from Greek words that mean “star” and “sailor.”

The longest common word with all the letters in alphabetical order is “almost.”

According to Plato, wine may be tasted in moderation until age 31, but when a man reaches 40, he may drink as much as he wants to cure the “crabbedness of old age.”

No matter how badly fingerprints are damaged, they will always grow back in their original pattern

Elephants sing to each other, but their songs are in a frequency too low for humans to hear

Americans spend more time watching other people on television cook than they do cooking themselves.

Charles Darwin invented the modern office chair when he added wheels to his own chair, so he could move around his office easier.

The term “coccyx” (also known as your tailbone) is derived from the Greek word “cuckoo” (“kokkux”) because the curved shape of the tailbone resembles the bird’s beak

Enjoy the humor and try not to laugh too hard like I do each week.

Melinda

 

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