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• Camel's milk does not curdle.• The only "real" food that U.S. Astronauts are   allowed to take into space is pecan nuts.• The Madagascan Hissing Cockroach is one of    the few insects who give birth to live young,    rather than laying eggs.

• Camel's milk does not curdle.
• The only "real" food that U.S. Astronauts are   allowed to take into space is pecan nuts.
• The Madagascan Hissing Cockroach is one of    the few insects who give birth to live young,    rather than laying eggs.

• The book of Esther in the Bible is the only    book which does not mention the name of    God.
• Soweto in South Africa was derived from    SOuth WEst TOwnship.

• The name Jeep came from the abbreviation    used in the army for the "General Purpose"    vehicle, G.P.
• Goat's eyes have rectangular pupils.

• The two longest one-syllable words in     the English language are "screeched" and    "strengths."
• It takes a lobster approximately seven years    to grow to be one pound.

• The Roman emperor Caligula made his horse a   senator.
• The hyoid bone, in your throat, is the only    bone in the body not attached to another    bone
• Mice, whales, elephants, giraffes and man all    have seven neck vertebra.

• Sunbeams that shine down through the    clouds are called crespucular rays
• All porcupines float in water.
• Residents of the island of Lesbos are Lesbo   sians, rather than Lesbians. (Of course,    lesbians are called lesbians because Sappho    was from Lesbos.)

• In Chinese, the words for crisis and
 opportunity are the same.
• Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of    their unwanted people without killing them,    used to burn their houses down - hence the    expression "to get fired."
• Canada is an Indian word meaning
 "Big Village".

• The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119.
• The shortest verse in the Bible is
 "Jesus wept."

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