Thursday, September 2, 2010

Strange Facts

  1. FORTY is the only number with the letters in alphabetical order, while ONE is the only number with letters in reverse order.
  2. A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
  3. One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
  4. Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince Williams never travel on the same airplane as a precaution.
  5. A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel.
  6. A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat so you can eat your plate.
  7. Every time you lick a stamp, you’re consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
  8. The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.
  9. America once issued a 5-cent bill.
  10. A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court.

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