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Did You Know? - Statistics - Part 1

  • Did you know 11% of people are left handed
  • Did you know August has the highest percentage of births
  • Did you know the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes
  • Did you know lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
  • Did you know 8% of people have an extra rib
  • Did you know 85% of plant life is found in the ocean
  • Did you know the Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters
  • Did you know the most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
  • Did you know the least used letter in the alphabet is Q
  • Did you know the 3 most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English
  • Did you know Perth is Australia's windiest city
  • Did you know the smallest bones in the human body are found in your ear
  • Did you know cats spend 66% of their life asleep
  • Did you know Switzerland eats the most chocolate equating to 10 kilos per person per year
  • Did you know money is the number one thing that couples argue about
  • Did you know Tennessee is bordered by 8 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina and Virginia - more than any other in the US
  • Did you know stewardesses is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand
  • Did you know honey is the only natural food which never goes off
  • Did you know that you burn more calories eating celery than it contains (the more you eat the thinner you become)
  • Did you know the only continent with no active volcanoes is Australia
  • Did you know about 90% of the worlds population kisses
  • Did you know in every episode of Seinfeld there is a reference to Superman
  • Did you know sound travels almost 5 times faster underwater than in air
  • Did you know toilets use 35% of indoor water use
  • Did you know Koalas sleep around 18 hours a day
  • Did you know the average speed of a skydiver is 200kph (124mph)
  • Did you know all insects have 6 legs
  • Did you know that 90% of an iceberg sits under water
  • Did you know the sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the English alphabet
  • Did you know the Grand Canyon can hold around 900 trillion footballs
  • Did you know all the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
  • Did you know your brain uses between 20 - 25% of the oxygen your breathe
  • Did you know sponges hold more cold water than hot
  • Did you know lightning strikes the Earth 6,000 times every minute
  • Did you know fire usually moves faster uphill than downhill
  • Did you know cats have over 100 vocal chords
  • Did you know it's possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down
  • Did you know elephants are the only mammal that can't jump
  • Did you know a 1/4 of your bones are in your feet
  • Did you know your tongue is the fastest healing part of your body

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