1 The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
14 Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.
21 The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
22 Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails! Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
23 The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
26 Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
31 The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
35The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.
44 Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not
50 An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain