I bet you didn’t know….

 

A woodpecker pecks wood 12,000 times a day.

 

 

But I did, because…

 

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Did you know…

Welsh mercenary bowmen in the medieval period only wore one shoe at a time?

 

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Well, you have to admit, a pair will definitely last longer that way.

 

Did you know…

The liquid inside a young coconut can be used as a substitute for blood plasma in an emergency?

 

 

It’s official.

I shall never bleed out…

 

Did you know…

During his lifetime, Herman Melville’s classic novel of the sea Moby Dick only sold 50 copies?

That’s a frighteningly small number of Dicks….

 

 

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Did you know…

Alfred Hitchcock did not have a belly button?

 

 

It’s true, but you have to admire his work out routine.

 

Did you know…

Apollo 11 only had 12 seconds of fuel left when it landed?

 

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That’s some high tech NASA equipment right there.

 

Did you know…

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his hat to keep his head cool and changed it every two innings?

Why not…

Anything beats eating it.

 

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31 thoughts on “I bet you didn’t know….”

  1. I bet you didn’t know…
    – cause how could you?

    My four-year-old granddaughter is in pre-k, and a couple of weeks ago, she comes home and wanted to talk about this new bird they learn about in class. She asked my wife if she knew what a wood-decker was, my wife asks what’s a wood-decker? (my granddaughter has a bit of a problem saying some words) -anyway, I’m sure you get the idea- and my granddaughter says you know, “it’s the bird that hits his face against a tree.”

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