A Dozen Interesting Facts

  • There are more Spanish-speaking people in the United States than there are in Spain.
  • There are more English-speaking people in China than in the United States.
  • There are no natural lakes in Ohio, only man-made lakes.
  • More of your brain is used to control your thumb than to control your stomach.
  • You’re never too old to learn, unless you’re a teenager.
  • Greater Los Angeles is larger than Rhode Island and Delaware combined.
  • It is estimated that 75% of all United States dollars contain traces of cocaine.
  • You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
  • 72 percent of Americans don’t know the people living next door.
  • Your body gives off enough heat in half an hour to bring half a gallon of water to a boil.
  • 11% of Americans have thrown out a dish just because they didn’t want to wash it.
  • April, 2011 holds the record for the most (758) tornadoes in any single month.

Keep your fork

 

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