Did you know…

• In Italian: “MAFIA” means "BEAUTY, EXCELLENCE and BRAVERY"• The lightest organ in the human body is the lung.• A kind of jellyfish (Turritopsis nutricula) upon reaching adulthood can transform itself back to childhood by converting its cells. It may repeat this to live forever.• The Horseshoe crab has blue blood.• The Ottoman Empire once had seven emperors in seven months. They died in this order from: burning, choking, drowning, stabbing, heart failure, poisoning and being thrown from a horse.

• In Italian: “MAFIA” means "BEAUTY, EXCELLENCE and BRAVERY"
• The lightest organ in the human body is the lung.
• A kind of jellyfish (Turritopsis nutricula) upon reaching adulthood can transform itself back to childhood by converting its cells. It may repeat this to live forever.
• The Horseshoe crab has blue blood.
• The Ottoman Empire once had seven emperors in seven months. They died in this order from: burning, choking, drowning, stabbing, heart failure, poisoning and being thrown from a horse.

• King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon all suffered from ailurophobia--fear of cats.
• Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time

• The word "queueing" is the only English word with five consecutive vowels.

• There are only four words in the English language which end in '-dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous
• 1 × 8 + 1 = 9
• 12 × 8 + 2 = 98
• 123 × 8 + 3 = 987 and so on.
      
 It’s not your aptitude, but your attitude that will determine your altitude.

Friday James is an S5 student
at Lycee De Kigali Secondary School

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