Friday, July 16, 2010

Friday Follow and Weird Facts

I have my Anatomy OSCE on Monday, so true to form I'm procrastinating. Here are some weird facts I read instead of studying....


-Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
-Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
-Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
-A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes. (lucky pig)
-Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
-On average people fear spiders more than they do death.
-A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.
-The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
-Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
-You are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
-You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
-Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn't wear pants.
-More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
-Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
-Shakespeare invented the words "assassination" and "bump".
-If you keep a goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white.
-The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it. (sorry Robyn)
-Women blink nearly twice as much as men.



11 comments:

  1. Interesting stuff...I am a trivia hound.
    I think crocodiles and alligators don't HAVE tongues at all, which why they can't stick them out.

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  2. Thank God I read this before injecting myself with nutmeg. I just hate having extra spices around the house and was considering it.

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  3. Ha ha, BB.
    Then you better stay away from the ginger too.

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  4. Joe, they do have tongues, but they are fixed which is probally why they can't lick them out. (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, LOVE those books)

    Betty too funny!

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  5. This is great!
    Happy Friday Follow!

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  6. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Yep, the truffles are SOOoo Good. You gotta try 'em! I'm your newest follower!

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  7. Great blog. I'm now following you back.

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  8. Thanks for the interesting facts. Do women really blink twice as much as men, or are they really just batting their eyes?

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  9. These are really fascinating, Baygirl. No, I simply refuse to believe the average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it..? That is bizarre. Please say it isn't so.
    Your BabyGirl Bar Award has none. I know because I made it, and I didn't put any insect legs in it..Ok, now I need to do some research. What insects? How? Whym oh why?
    Cheers,
    xoRobyn

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  10. Who took the survey with the dolphins?

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