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DO YOU KNOW THAT... part two

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1 DO YOU KNOW THAT... part two on Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:38 pm

*Twelve or more cows are known as a ''flink''.

*King Henry VIII slept with a gigantic axe.

*The word ''millionaire'' was first used by Benjamin Disraeli in his 1826 novel Vivian Grey.

*80% of millionaires drive second-hand cars.

*Botanically speaking, the banana is an herb and the tomato is a fruit.

*On May 3, 1979, Margaret Thatcher, leader of Britain's Conservative
Party, won the general election to become the country's first female
prime minister.

*The average human produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in a lifetime.

*Elephants only sleep 2 hours a day.

*Broccoli is the only vegetable that is also a flower.

*The first train reached a top speed of only 8 km/h.

*Mercedes Benz cars are named after Mercedes Jelllinek.

*More than 60 million people annually visit France, a country of 60 million people.

*Before 1920, it was technically legal to send children through the mail.

*There are no venomous snakes in Maine.

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