Tuesday, September 26, 2006
N" Hance Ur GK
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.


The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop
growing.

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will
occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

The Mona Lisa had no eyebrows.

When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned his wife or
mother because they were both deaf.

"I Am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries
because Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."


 
posted by Ammie at 11:38 PM | Permalink |


8 Comments:


  • At 11:39 PM, Blogger smadge

    They had no trouble, it's actually cuelgate (hang yourself), and it sounds nothing like Colgate. That is just a fun and very common myth. Actually, about half of this useless trivia is more useless than stated, because it is incorrect. Do your research!

     
  • At 2:26 AM, Blogger Giddu

    The shortest sentence according to some experts is :

    Go.

    Not that it matters anyway.

     
  • At 8:40 AM, Blogger danny

    accually, tecnicly "Go." consists of more letters then "i am." because there is an understood you in it.

     
  • At 10:39 AM, Blogger ximerba

    Smadge: the info about Colgate is right, here in south America (by that I mean Uruguay and Argentina) we say colgate and it means "go hung yourself".
    They did the research well :)

     
  • At 10:42 AM, Blogger ximerba

    Smudge the research is ok, in South America (Argentina and Uruguay), we say "colgate" as "go ahung yourself", so the info is ok :), they did the research.

     
  • At 2:34 PM, Blogger Sarah

    Yahoo says here that your eye does grow about 28% over your lifetime.

     
  • At 6:45 PM, Blogger unchainedmelody

    Doesn't "No." work for the shortest sentence?

     
  • At 8:53 PM, Blogger Nater

    What if it's onion flavored gum?