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    A Bunch of Strange Facts

    Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"! The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet! The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins...
    kylie01tyke06 kylie01tyke06 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Open Your Windows - Save the Birds!

    No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half! Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints! One ragweed plant can release as many as one billion grains of pollen! Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    I Challenge You to Count to a Trillion

    Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow! Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand! Cat urine glows under a black-light! Dogs and cats, like humans, are...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    2 More - With One That'll Make Us Brits Proud of Our Weather!!

    Anyone who's British, or been here in the past week will cheer at this next fact from me: Britain is the windiest country in Europe - This weeks weather proves it too!! 65% of British schoolchildren cannot name a single composer ( John Williams, Mozart, Beethoven etc etc) and...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    A Snake With a Difference

    The anaconda gives birth to its young underwater. There may be up to 40 young ones. You think twins can be hard! It's not all bad for the mother anaconda though, the young are totally independent from birth and make their way to the surface for air then swim on their merry way.
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 2 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Did you know that running running ruins your

    joints? Did you know that if you want to loose weight, you'd put more on if you eat less then go back to a normal eating routine. Did you that doing yoga makes you blow off? Did you know that the Indian weight loss routine (do stretches in a really high temperature, with...
    IMAVAMPIRE IMAVAMPIRE 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2014

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    Some More..........

    A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night! A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off - it dies from starvation! A crocodile always grows new teeth to replace the old teeth! A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 12 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Something About Mice.

    Did you know mice like paprika? I noticed the twist lid on my paprika was open, so I closed it. The next day it was open again. Someone was stealing my paprika! It had to be the mouse that's been hanging around. I confirmed this by sprinkling some on a mouse trap. Sure enough...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl 56-60, M 3 Responses May 4, 2008

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    Tea Cosy and Cat

    There is a 1 in 20 billion chance of death by tea cosy Plus, should you ever feel the need to throw your cat out of a building it is best to do it from the 7th floor and it probably won't die. Experiments were done from different levels and it was found that the higher up to the...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 20 Responses Apr 2, 2008

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    How Did They Weigh the Earth???

    The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons! The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year! The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons! The electric chair was invented by a dentist...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    Many

    Strange realities are very intriguing, and I like to follow them, research them, discover things. When I do it is cataloged in a part of my memory that is easily accessible. I like to relate things to one another, and strange facts are magnetic to each other.
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Aug 2, 2011

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    Did you know the dinosaur sounds in Jurassic

    park are actually recorded turtle sex?
    SAFFRONtheBLOODYqween SAFFRONtheBLOODYqween 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Killer of Elephants!

    Thomas Edison was the first person to execute an elephant in public using electricity. He'd hoped by pumping 6,600 volts of alternating current through the poor creature that he could convince the public that his DC system was safer than AC.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12, 2008

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    National Anthem

    It's not really strange, but the British National Anthem is the only national anthem that doesn't mention the country. God save our gracious Queen,Long live our noble Queen, God save the Queen: Send her victorious, Happy and glorious, Long to reign over us: God save the...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2007

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    Pirates

    Most supposed pirate terms are pure fiction. Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island (1883) first introduced the black spot, the pirate map ( with X marks the spot)  and buried treasure. Even walking the plank seems to have been a myth: the only recorded case happened...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Jan 19, 2008

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    Chicken Or the Egg? Now We Know :)

    A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length. A ten-gallon hat holds three-quarters of a gallon. A walla-walla scene is one where extras pretend to be talking in the background -- when they say "walla-walla" it looks like they are actually...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    I Should Have Married a Barnacle

    A barnacle has the largest penis of any other animal in the world in relation to its size. A dragonfly has a lifespan of twenty-four hours. A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why. A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate. A flush toilet...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    My Facts (from An 11 Year Old, Including Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis)

    OK, considering you saw the title, Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language. (nooh-moh-no-ultra-micro-scohpic-sih-lih-coh-vol-cane-oh-cone-eeh-oh-sis) It is a lung disease caused by inhalation of fine silica dust. It might also be...
    MissGirlygirl MissGirlygirl 13-15 Jul 11, 2009

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    More and More!!

    James Bond is half-Swiss. According to Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice, Bond was the son of a Scottish father, Andrew Bond, and a Swiss mother, Monique Delacroix, both of whom died in a climbing accident. Average number of Americans killed annually by vending machines falling...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Dec 30, 2007

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    Watermelons

    To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it, and if it sounds hollow then it is ripe. Watermelons are more than 90% water. That's the secret behind the name! In ancient times travelers used watermelons as a replacement for water. Watermelons are found in...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2008

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    Spinning

    The Earth orbits the Sun at a speed of 66,700 mph (107,320 kph).
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Jan 8, 2008

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    A Bunch of Strange Facts

    Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye"! The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet! The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins...
    kylie01tyke06 kylie01tyke06 18-21, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Are These Strange?

    Here's a few icky things that strike me as strange, but may be common knowledge (though that doesn't make them any less strange, lol). I've heard or read somewhere something about the ancient Mongolians (I think) draining blood from their horses in small amounts, so as not...
    InvariableAlteration InvariableAlteration 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    A Few

    Eskimos use refrigerators to keep food FROM freezing. The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”, uses every letter in the alphabet. Average life span of a major league baseball is 7 pitches. A 15 letter word that can be spelled...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    The following is supposedly a true story. To be included, besides being true, the story is most likely strange, weird, surprising, or funny. In 1967, the Soviet Government minted...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I open my emails and laugh. Ah... how sweet. So thoughtful of you. You see you have made all kinds of assumptions about me and they're all wrong. You have boxed me up. If...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This is weird and I want people to be honest, obviously my friends are too nice to say to my face if I'm ugly on not, because I wrote on wattpad my emotions and what I'm thinking...
    RandomFanGirl RandomFanGirl 13-15, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    A kid at the park informed me smoking was bad for you. So I popped his balloon with my cigarette and told him so was talking to strangers.
    jojo0915 jojo0915 31-35, M 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    #1 I have split personality disorder so I have two people inside of me and i dont know which one is me so i will just consider them both me . I don't know anything about my second...
    Amacey Amacey 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I like this kind of stories! 1. I am very passionate about everything in life. About my boyfriends, my goals, my wishes. Some even say I talk with passion and enthusiasm. 2. I am a...
    novembergirl1 novembergirl1 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Doing a new one, since a few things have changed 1.) I play trumpet 2.) I absolutely adore performing 3.) I'm an atheist 4.) I'm questioning my romantic and sexual orientation 5...
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    This was inspired by a question someone asked about telling people 20 random facts about themselves, a friend answered that he would as soon as he made them up. I found that very...
    Sillylittleredheadchick Sillylittleredheadchick 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    1: im gay 2: I probably only eat gluten 3: I've never had duck 4: you could never tell by the way I dress that I'm poor 5: once my brother stuck his drum stick down a rubber...
    asterwesley asterwesley 16-17, M Mar 30

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    10 facts about me 1) I have a fully loaded 2015 Ford crew cab Super duty Power stroke...I bought it last Dec because I totaled out my 2003 Ford crew cab King ranch Super duty...I...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 7

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    I have pleaded a million time to my family to live with them coz I'm not safe at Webb house and the next door neighbour and my support worker are humiliating me and violating me...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    "Brave Strangers" Nights were warm Dreams were easy No one standing overhead Conversation didn't mean much We were hungry but could not be fed Radio blasting silly little love...
    Desiredlove Desiredlove 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    20 FACTS ME!!! 1. i was born in the year 1994 2. I'm Capricorn, idc anyways 3. I'm 5'4" ..short right? lol 4. I love my name (joy) Hehe 5. I say sorry way too much 6. I watch...
    mergirl123 mergirl123 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    10 facts 1) I'm a Gemini 2) I'm a cutter 3) I am ugly 4) I was sexually and physically abused 5) I hate pork 6) I think all child molesters should be killed 7) I like the sight of...
    GlassGem GlassGem 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Here's a fact: 3 out of 7 facts are actually made up - similar to this one here :)
    TheWorldsExiled TheWorldsExiled 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    ...because sometimes my brain is fed up with my thoughtfulness and just asks for some random, totally useless but funny facts. And for its own amusement and of course to annoy me...
    mishale80 mishale80 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Here are some random facts about me! Photographer, Video Game Fan, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Enthusiast, Music Lover,Language learner (English, Italian and Japanese), looking for friends...
    Hernando1987 Hernando1987 26-30, M Apr 19

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    10 Facts About Me 1. I have the coolest kid on the planet. She is 4 and is a superhero Princess. 2. I will FINALLY graduate in May with my Bachelor's Degree in English. 3. I...
    badwolfbb1987 badwolfbb1987 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This account is for a fictional character, and I'm doing this as a creative exercise, so all facts are his, not mine. 1. I share a birthday with Jason Voorhees :) 2. I was born...
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 day ago