12 Strange, But True Facts


Think about these. They may be strange, but they are true!

-In England, in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word!

-Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!

-The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grape juice!

-The average person laughs 13 times a day!

-Dogs can hear sounds that you can’t!

-Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!

-It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!

-Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, “Gadsby”, which contains over 50,000 words — none of them with the letter E!

-Of all the words in the English language, the word set has the most definitions!

-A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!

-Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States!

-The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!

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