Monday, 5 February 2018

Did you know No: 4



Well hello Monday, it is a nice day as well, today's here are today's weird facts...........................

In 1991, Ferdie Ato Adoboe of Ghana ran the 100 yards in 14 seconds, not a spectacular time but he was running backwards, damn if I tried to run backwards I would end up on my ass............

Annoyed at people falling asleep during concerts, composer Joseph Haydn wrote the Surprise Symphony it is mostly a slow, quiet and soothing piece but has sudden loud bits to catch sneaky nap takers unawares..................dman

It was once thought that a person lost in the woods and starving could obtain nourishment by chewing on their shoes as leather has enough nutritional value to sustain life for a short time.

Avocado trees have been known to collapse under the weight of their fruit, bloody hell..............

Bacteria is the tiniest fee-living cells, are so small that a single drop liquid could contain 50 million of them............bloody hell

11 comments:

  1. Did you know George Washington had wooden teeth?

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    1. My mother remember Washington's teeth - surprising as she was terminally ill and bed-ridden .. just amused her I guess .. but she always remembered!

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  2. Interesting Jo-Anne.
    Can very much relate to the music - when having piano lessons some years ago I would play soft music and the teacher would falls asleep :) then came the ending which was rather loud and up she would wake, always made me laugh to myself.

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    1. Yeah that type of music would crack up the non sleeping people

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  3. Did you know that Australian barristers are the best in the world?

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  4. Story 1- I'd be right down there beside you. Prolly even if I ran forward.

    #2- Perhaps Hayden should have looked in the mirror and just composed some peppier songs!

    #3 Reading history as I do I hear a lot of stories like that- and worse.

    #4- Instant guacamole!

    #5- but they only have one bathroom to share, lol!

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