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Stupid Facts

  • It is impossible (for most people) to lick your elbow.

  • A shrimp's heart is in their head.

  • It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.

  • A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.

  • On average, a human being will have sex more than 3,000 times and spend two weeks kissing in their lifetime.

  • More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

  • Rats and horses can't vomit.

  • The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

  • Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

  • Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

  • The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

  • 23% of all photocopier faults worldwide are caused by people sitting on them and photocopying their buttocks.

  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.

  • Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
    (see Taste and the Tongue)

  • Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.