Friday Fun Facts

  • A typical lightning bolt is two to four inches wide and two miles long.
  • According to an Old English system of time, a moment is considered to be 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Rhinos are actually in the same family as horses, and are thought to have inspired the myth of the unicorn.
  • Sigmund Freud had a morbid fear of ferns.
  • Bats are the only mammals that can fly.
  • The two quickest goals scored in the NHL were three seconds apart.
  • Penguins spend half their time in water and half their time on land.
  • The words silent and listen have the same letters.
  • The banjo was first developed in the Southern US in the 1790’s.
  • A female ferret is called a jill.

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