Did You Know…

• After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink. • A Blue Whale can eat as much as 3 tones of food everyday, but at the same time can live without food for 6 months.

• After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink.

• A Blue Whale can eat as much as 3 tones of food everyday, but at the same time can live without food for 6 months.

• The state of Florida (USA) is bigger than England.

• Helium is named after the Greek word for “sun”.

• When Graça Machel married Nelson Mandela on 18 July 1998, she became the first woman in the world to have married the heads of state of two different countries. She was previously married to Samora Machel, the first president of Mozambique who was killed in a plane crash in 1986.

• The shortest French word with all five vowels is “oiseau” meaning bird.

• The pupil of an octopus’ eye is rectangular.

• When you hold your hand out to a horse and the horse comes over and blows out warm air onto the palm of your hand it normally means that the horse wants to be friends with you.

• The first king of Rwanda was Gihanga Ngomijana (1091-1124) and the last is Kigeri V Ndahindurwa (1959-1960).

• “The Boston Tea Party” took place in 1773, which was an act of direct action protest by the American colonists against British Government in which they destroyed many crates of tea bricks belonging to the British East India Company on ships in Boston Harbor.

• In Italian: “MAFIA” means “BEAUTY, EXCELLENCE and BRAVERY”.

• The lightest organ in the human body is the lung.

• It is believed that Shakespeare was 46 around the time that the King James Version of the Bible was written.

• In Psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is shake and the 46th word from the last word is spear.

• German has a wood for the peace offerings brought to your mate when you’ve committed some conceived slight. This is “drachenfutter” or dragon’s Food.

• In Chinese, the words for crisis and opportunity are the same.

• It’s not your aptitude, but your attitude that will determine your altitude

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