TEN QUESTIONABLE FACTS. .
- In 1923 a dead jockey named Frank Hayes won a race at Belmont Park, New York. He suffered a heart attack mid-race, but his body stayed in the saddle until his horse crossed the line. The odds were 20:1 for betting fans – more if you think that this could happen again
2. Everyone has a unique tongue print – just like a unique finger print
4. The longest time between two twins bein born is 87 days.
5. Karma can work in strange ways. Sigurd the Mighty, a 9th centuiry Norse Earl was killed by a dead enemy that he beheaded several hours earlier. Sigurd tied the dead man’s head to his horse’s saddle. However, one of the dead man’s protruding teeth grazed the Earl’s leg. Later, the Earl died from its infection.
6. Park Ranger, Roy C Sullivan was struck by lightning seven times between 1942 and 1977. He eventually died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1983
7. The Romans used to clean and whiten their teeth with urine.
8. Roman Soldiers were paid with salt, hence the term “worth his salt.”
9. There are about 60,000 miles of blood vessels in your body. If stretched out, they would circle the earth at least two times.
10. A person cannot hum while holding their nose. Try it – you wamt to – don’t you? LOL paula.