Facts Machine

  1. The "Special" tone available to users of Nokia phones when receiving SMS (text messages) is actually Morse code for "SMS". Similarly, the "Ascending" SMS tone is Morse code for "Connecting People," Nokia’s slogan. The "Standard" SMS tone is Morse code for "M" (Message).
  2. In Asia, the digit 4 never appears in any Nokia handset model number, because 4 is considered unlucky in many parts of Southeast/East Asia.
  3. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  4. STEWARDESSES is the longest word typed with only the left hand.
  5. Coca-Cola was originally green.
  6. If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
  7. If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
  8. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
  9. The Mercedes-Benz motto is ‘Das Beste oder Nichts’ meaning ‘the best or nothing’.
  10. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
  11. Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
  12. Dalmatians are born without spots.
  13. The ' v ' in the name of a court case does not stand for 'versus', but for 'and' (in civil proceedings) or 'against' (in criminal proceedings)
  14. The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it’s already been digested by a bee
  15. Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks.
  16. The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones.
  17. Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
  18. The verb “cleave” is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate.
  19. When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.
  20. The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney.
  21. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.
  22. Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan.
  23. The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples.
  24. The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
  25. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.
  26. In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is 10:10 because then the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look like it is smiling.)
  27. Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command “go hang yourself.”
  28. If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person
    died of natural cause.



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2 PEOPLE COMMENTED:

pruneskie said...

Saan mo nkuha mga info? Ang galing naman. :)

Sna mkpgsulat n dn ako ng mga ganito sa blog ko.

.: jackie :. said...

i love the humor in this posts ha. ;)

werd u get this? eyelavet! ;)

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