Friday Fun Facts

  • The first Academy Awards were presented in 1927.
  • The training mantra of the Navy SEALs is, “The only easy day was yesterday.”
  • Leonardo Da Vinci predicted the mass use of solar energy as long ago as 1447.
  • There are at least 41,806 different spoken languages in the world.
  • Cheetahs were originally called Leopards.
  • HippopotomonstrosesquiPPedaliophobia is the fear of long words.
  • “Romanji” is a system of writing Japanese using the Latin alphabet.
  • The lifespan of a house fly is about two weeks.
  • Birds have hollow bones which help them fly.
  • “Underground” is the only word in English that begins and ends with the letters “und”.

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