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Funny And Interesting Facts For Facebook Statuses

Updated on January 8, 2020
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StricktlyDating is an Australian writer who creates pages of original funny quotes and status updates.

Funny and interesting facts for your Facebook timeline.

Funny facts

  • Lettuce is calorie negative. It takes more calories to digest it than the calories it initially contains.
  • Who decided to name our planet Earth? And how did it get such a boring little name? Like why wasn't it called Excitementville or something?
  • Earth is the only planet not sharing it's name with a god.
  • We use capital letters but not capital numbers.
  • If the human eye was a camera it would be about 580 mega pixels.
  • I share share my birthday with at least 9 million others.
  • An earth year is actually 365.2564 days. I hope the .2564 day doesn't fall on a weekend.
  • Only 3% of the earths water is fresh. 2% of which is frozen. The other 97% is salted. It's like we are living on a giant water bubble.
  • There is no "L" sound in the Japanese language. Lisa is pronounced as "Risa".
  • The average person passes wind 14 times a day and can keep approximately 11 of them silent.
  • If you eat raw onion it makes your urine stink like onion. And it will make your bathroom smell like onion if you pee in the shower.
  • It's illegal to keep a pet Kangaroo in most Australian states, but it's legal to shoot them on your property... And perfectly fine to cook them up for dinner.
  • Scientists believe that a person is never more than 3 feet away from a spider at any given time.
  • Is it a coincidence that men are more likely to get struck by lightning than women?
  • Men are also more likely to get swooped by a Magpie than women.
  • All respect to cows because a cow gives around 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.
  • Unicorns do exist, only now they are fat and grey and we call them Rhinos.
  • Birds poop every 15 minutes. They are happy to poop mid-flight, as I have experienced as a pedestrian.
  • You are at risk of a bird pooping on your car if you park your car near a tree.
  • Female market squid flash fake testes to avoid male attention. Thank goodness it's not socially acceptable for human females to do the same.
  • No matter how hard I try, I cannot lick my eye.
  • No English words rhyme with: Angel, Engine, monster, Luggage, nothing, something.
  • The word Twirk is now in the English Dictionary. How useful.
  • There are more Kangaroo's than people in Australia.
  • Honey doesn't spoil. Theoretically you could eat 1000 year old honey.
  • Each human being spent around half an hour as a single cell.
  • In the USA Ketchup was once used as medicine. Now it used to decorate a hot dog. How times have changed!
  • It's fascinating that someone can have thousands of friends but still needs to take a selfie for their Facebook profile photo.
  • 99% Of Selfies are taken looking at oneself in the mirror of a bathroom or bedroom. It is genuinely accepted that there is no requirement to tidy the room beforehand, and smiling is completely optional.
  • Hot water weighs more than cold water.
  • Some of the dust particles in your house come from dead skin.
  • Part of the water you drink may have already been drunk by someone else, sometimes many times over.
  • Wearing headphones causes a massive increase of bacteria in your ears.
  • Every year about 98% of atoms in your body are replaced.
  • Elephants can't jump.
  • Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.
  • Even reading the word yawn can make you feel like yawning. Unless you are a psychopath.
  • Humans share about 50% DNA with bananas.
  • People born in the 70's remember life without the internet.
  • When you quit smoking on average you'll require one hour less sleep at night.
  • Cows have best friends. They're one up on me.
  • Despite popular belie, you won't lose weight by wearing a corset.
  • The average womans clothing size is a size 12. At size 14, I consider myself above average.
  • Someone actually tested this, and found ants can survive falling from a rooftop.
  • People spend around two weeks of their life at traffic lights.
  • People spend around two weeks of their life kissing.
  • The worlds oldest person lived to 122. I was lucky to reach 22.
  • Statistically I'll live longer if my staple diet is rice and fish. But I'm choosing pizza and chocolate anyway.
  • Earthworms have up to nine hearts.
  • On average people laugh 13 times a day.
  • The normal rate of blinking is 20 times a minute. It slows to about 7 times when looking at a computer screen.
  • On average we spend four hours of our day at a computer.
  • The average person checks their Facebook 14 times a day.
  • More than 90% of shark attack victims survive their attack. Almost all will return to the surf again.
  • Women speak about 20,000 words a day while men speak around 7,000, and hear only about 10 words (Just kidding!).
  • Tasmania has the clearest air in the inhabited world.
  • To all my left handed Polo playing buddies, left-handed play is not allowed in a Polo match.
  • Dreamt is the only English word that ends with 'mt', it's such a rare occurrence that it is socially acceptable to write 'dreamed' without anyone battering an eyelid.
  • Most women have a favourite eyebrow.
  • In India in 2006 a Tortoise died at the age of 255. Shows taking it slow in life can really pay off.

  • The average pencil can draw a line 35km's long.

  • China has more English speakers than the United States.
  • A pig is smarter than a dog.
  • Women spend more money removing facial hair than men do on razer blades.
  • The average person only remembers 60% of what happened yesterday.
  • Despite the advertising for Laser beauty services, Electrolysis is the only permanent hair removal method known.
  • You can have foot surgery solely for the purpose of being better able to fit into stilettos.
  • It is difficult to purchase brown soda bread in Australia. It is not made by local bakers.
  • There are no snakes in Ireland.
  • More than half the goods available to purchase in Australia are made in China.
  • Triplets are rarely conceived naturally usually they are a result of the mothers fertility treatment.
  • The multiple birth rate continues to increase as more women use fertility treatments.
  • Human insect-eating is common in Asia.
  • Insects known to be eaten in 80% of the worlds nations are: Termites, Cicada and dragonfly.
  • It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • Some people can do the splits naturally without any practice, others need months of stretching.
  • Starfish haven't got a brain. And they still functio, unlike me.
  • Like me, Jelly fish don't have a brain.
  • There are more cockroaches than people in the world.
  • There is more than a million insects for each person living on earth.
  • Native Fijians keep their teeth white by rubbing them with fresh strawberries.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • One in 4 human pregnancies ends in miscarriage.
  • "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed only with the left hand.
  • Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
  • At school in Australia you need licence to use a pen.
  • In Australia a slang term for goodbye is "Hoo Roo!"
  • The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.
  • Snails can sleep for up to 3 years without eating.
  • The dot over the letter 'i' is called a tittle.

Author: Stricktlydating Copyright 2014

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    • Lady_E profile image


      4 years ago from London, UK

      Awesome, there was one that made me keep my feet on the table. :-)


    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Australia

      Thanks Amanda :)

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      Amanda M 

      5 years ago from Unknown

      This hub was very fun to read. You should write more of this kind of stuff.

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Australia

      That's great thanks :)

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      Ruth R. Martin 

      5 years ago from Everywhere Online ~ Fingerlakes ~ Upstate New York

      Absolutely enjoyed your hub, very fun and interesting! Thank you for taking the time to find all the facts to post!

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      Lisa VanVorst 

      5 years ago from New Jersey

      Great and interesting facts, keep them coming.

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      Suzette Walker 

      5 years ago from Taos, NM

      This is interesting, informative and hilarious. This is great trivia. The only one I knew beforehand was that honey never spoils. You can eat 1000 year old honey. I did yawn which I read the word and yawned again when I typed this one. I don't know how you compiled all this trivia but it was sure fun to read.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      5 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Back again to start my day by reading your trivia hub. It's even more interesting the second time around. :)

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      Carrie Lee Night 

      5 years ago from Northeast United States

      Loved it ! :) Lots of fun and a stimulating read :)

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      John MacNab 

      5 years ago from the banks of the St. Lawrence

      Fascinating, strictlydating, absolutely fascinating, and what's the bet that I won't even remember 60% tomorrow.

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from Australia

      Thanks KenWu :)

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      5 years ago from Malaysia

      Love it! Was surfing aimlessly and landed on your hub... interesting!

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      Hi Jodah! Yes the banana fact is quite strange! Thanks for commenting:)

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      John Hansen 

      6 years ago from Queensland Australia

      G'day strictly dating. Some very funny and interesting facts here. I knew some of them, especially the Aussie ones, but still learnt a lot of new ones. It's a bit worrying that we share 50% DNA with bananas though.

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      Greetings NornsMercy, lovely of you to comment thank you!

    • NornsMercy profile image


      6 years ago from Charlotte, NC

      I knew all the usual words that nothing rhymes with. Today I learned some new ones! Awesome hub. I read from beginning to end. :)

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      Thank you moms-Secret

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      G'day Sunshine, nice of you to comment, thank you :)

    • Moms-Secret profile image


      6 years ago from Central Florida

      This was cute... fun read.

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      6 years ago from Orlando, FL

      Very interesting! I didn't know a few of these, such as, hot water is heavier than cold water and there are more cockroaches than people! Yuck.

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      Audrey Hunt 

      6 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      I'm measuring the 3 feet around my bed :) What a fascinating and fun hub this is. Well pass it on and share with others. Thanks ~ Audrey

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      G'day Kidscraft, lovely to hear from you! Spiders galore here in Australia too!

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      6 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Another great hub with interesting facts!

      I totally believe this one "Scientists believe that a person is never more than 3 feet away from a spider at any given time." I think the spiders congregate in my house for the winter ;-)

      Now that I know that snails can sleep 3 years without eating... I am not surprised anymore by their speed! They can't go fast... they are starving!

      I was not to surprised about "One in 4 human pregnancies ends in miscarriage" but recently, I read surprising statistics about the number of maternal death!

      Thanks for sharing all those interesting facts! Enjoy your weekend!

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      G'day Bob, thanks for your comment. I don't have a. resource book but gathered these from around the web, wiki and my own general knowledge! Lovely to hear from you too.

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      6 years ago from UK and Mexico

      Good quality facts. You must have a good resource book.

      Hoo Roo!

      Bob x

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      G'day MsDora, thank you for your comment!

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      Dora Weithers 

      6 years ago from The Caribbean

      Very interesting facts especially the one about fish and rice being good for longevity. All good.

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      Thanks DDE, what a lovely comment from you. You're truly an inspiration!

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Interesting Facts And Trivia is an interesting and useful hub. Knowledge is power and this hub is made for it.

    • stricktlydating profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Australia

      G'day Frank, you're so brave! Thanks for commenting :)

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      Frank Atanacio 

      6 years ago from Shelton

      this was fun.. I tasted termites as a paste and a few other bugs.. when I visited different countries thanks for sharing these cool fun facts


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