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Funny Facts – Part II

Continuation of funny facts that you might not have known…

 

  1. Dating back to the 1600’s, thermometers were filled with Brandy instead of mercury
  2. The quartz crystal in your wristwatch vibrates 32,768 times a second
  3. An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards.
  4. Shoe sizes were standardized in Britain in 1885
  5. The average person’s eyes will be closed about 30 minutes a day due to blinking. Continue reading ‘Funny Facts – Part II’