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10 Funny Facts You Probably Did Not Know ...

By Melanie

I like to read funny facts, so I like to share them with my readers. I have 10 funny facts you probably did not know. These are the facts that are really sticking out in my mind. Some of them sound so bizarre, that they don’t sound true! So, let’s get started…

10 Anyone Care for a Mark Twain Fact?

Anyone Care for a Mark Twain Fact?Photo Credit: Notley

Okay, did you know that Mark Twain did not graduate from elementary school? I guess it goes to show that you can still be smart, even if you do not graduate.

9 In Bangladesh, Children as Young as 15 Can Be Put in Jail

In Bangladesh, Children as Young as 15 Can Be Put in JailPhoto Credit: temp13rec.

Why can they be put in jail? They can be put in jail for cheating on their finals! Do I have anyone reading this blog right now from Bangladesh that can tell us more about this? I have friends in Bangladesh, but they’re not online right now to tell me about it and I never think to ask them about it.

8 Stop Crying over Onions

Stop Crying over OnionsPhoto Credit: Bahman Farzad

I do not know about you, but when I peel onions, I cry. My daughter, whose standing next to me, also cries. Which her cries turn into literally cries of “why is my eyes burning.” Did you know that if you chew gum and cut onions at the same time, it will prevent you from crying?

7 Toupees for Dogs

Toupees for DogsPhoto Credit: phantom kitty

Okay, this sounds weird, doesn’t it? Well, in Japan, they sell toupees for dogs. Now, what would your dog want to do with a toupee? I don’t know, but doesn’t that make you want to buy one? Haha.

6 Wow What Big Eyes You Have Mr. Squid

Wow What Big Eyes You Have Mr. SquidPhoto Credit: Reef Reflections

Did you know that the giant squid is known for having the largest eyes in the world? Those are some mighty big eyes Mr. Squid has! "Oh, the better to see you with, my dear."

5 Dinnerware Made out of Wheat

Dinnerware Made out of WheatPhoto Credit: cindy47452

Yes, there is a company in Taiwan that makes their dinnerware out of wheat. This is a great way to “recycle,” because then you can eat it after you have eaten out of it. Instead of throwing it in the garbage!

4 What Animal Can Clean It’s Ears?

What Animal Can Clean It’s Ears?Photo Credit: law_keven

Did you know that a giraffe has a 21-inch tongue? That’s right, so it’s normal to see them cleaning their own ears. Not only is it “normal,” but it is also funny!

3 Armadillo’s Have 4 Babies at a Time

Armadillo’s Have 4 Babies at a TimePhoto Credit: Jeff Clow

This is interesting stuff, right? Okay, well, not only do they have 4 babies at a time, but they are also all one sex. So, if one is a boy, the other three will be boys and vice versa.

2 A Penny Toss is Not Fair

A Penny Toss is Not FairPhoto Credit: Sicilian Italiano (Clara Hinton)

The heads side of the penny is heavier than the tales side, so the heads side is more likely to end up on the bottom. I didn’t believe it, so I had to look it up!

1 What Does Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer like to Eat?

What Does Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer like to Eat?Photo Credit: the little red hen -

Reindeer like to eat bananas. Oh yeah! So if your kid loves to eat bananas, he/she might not be “like” a monkey – they may be “like” a reindeer! I thought that was neat.

*7 Awesome Facts …

There you have 10 facts you probably did not know. I am full of this stuff and try to post facts on my Facebook a lot, so, of course, I like writing blogs about them. Do you have some facts for me?

Top Photo Credit: dineanddish

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