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    1.    Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  2. The Barbie doll’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.
  3. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.
  4.  Ants never sleep!
  5. When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
  6. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never called his wife or mother because they were both deaf.
  7. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  8. “I Am” is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  9. Babies are born without knee caps – actually, they’re made of cartilage and the bone hardens between the ages of 2 and 6 years.
  10. Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.
  11. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.
  12.  Leonardo Da Vinci never signed or dated his most famous painting, the Mona Lisa.
  13. The ampersand (&) was the last letter of the Latin alphabet.
  14. The palms of your hands and the soles of your feet cannot tan, or grow hair.
  15.  Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time, as they sleep with one eye open.
  16. Each nostril of a human being registers smell in a different way. Those by the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.
  17. The longest single-syllable word in the English language is “screeched.”
  18. The word “Checkmate” in chess comes from the Persian phrase “Shah-Mat,” which means “the king is dead”.
  19. Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:  Spades – King David, Clubs – Alexander the Great, Hearts – Charlemagne, and Diamonds – Julius Caesar.
  20.  In Gulliver’s Travels, Jonathan Swift described the two moons of Mars, Phobos and Deimos, giving their exact size and speeds of rotation. He did this more than.

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