Odd Facts

By: Stephanie Manquero

 

Babies are born without kneecaps and develop them at the age of 2 to 5.

 

In 1912, a French orphanage held a fundraiser to raise money and gave babies away as a prize.

 

 You have more bacteria in your mouth than in your anus.

 

In 1977, the guillotine was still being used in France.

 

Crocodiles aren’t able to stick their tongues out. 

 

The blue whales tongue is the size of an elephant.

 

Horses aren’t able to vomit.

 

Sneezing really hard can fracture a rib.

 

Watching hours of television can cause you to lose years of your life.

 

The average office desk contains more bacteria than a toilet.

 

A zipper is the most common cause for penile injuries.

 

A shrimp’s heart is in its head.

 

For every human on this earth there are 1.6 million ants.

 

On the planets Jupiter and Saturn it rains diamonds.

 

There are more plastic flamingos on Earth than real ones.

 

An octopus has 3 hearts.

 

The oldest condom ever made dates back to the 1640s and were made out of animal and fish intestines.

 

A female kangaroo has 3 vaginas.

 

Santa didn’t always have a beard

 

“We wish you a Merry Christmas” was originally a threat.

 

Some chickens are half male half female.

 

Elephants are pregnant for 2 years.

 

Kissing can cause tooth decay. 

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