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The following ten amazing facts come from a longer list supplied by daily funnies website davesdaily.com.
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1
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long words.
2
A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.
3
All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
4
Almost is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
5
Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly backwards.
6
A zebra is white with black stripes.
7
The whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.
8
Electricity doesn't move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
9
A jiffy is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second. It is defined as one tick of a computer's clock, according to dictionary.com.
10
The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start.
 
(Source: DavesDaily.com) 17th February 2006
 
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