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Some amazing facts you need to know

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  • The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
  • Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
  • Of all the words in the English language, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions!
  • “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
  • “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
  • In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child
  • A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!
  • Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  • You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath
  • It’s against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!
  • Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
  • Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
  • Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!
  • The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump!
  • One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
  • Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different!
  • The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
  • Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
  • Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!