Category: FunFacts

The word 'bride' comes from an old Proto-Germanic word meaning 'to cook'.


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There's a species of fish called 'Slippery Dick'.


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In Spanish, the word 'esposas' means both 'wives' and 'handcuffs'.


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In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the 'Tooth Mouse'.


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There is a smile activated refrigerator which requires users to flash a smile before it will unlock the refrigerator door.


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In the late 1600s, London was plagued by an attacker, called 'Whipping Tom', who would spank his victims with a rod and shout 'Spanko!' before running away.


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The New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, went to a doctor and a vet to confirm that he is a human being and not a shape shifting lizard from space.


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In 2012, a China man wore 70 pieces of clothing items on a flight to avoid paying extra baggage charges.


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In 1942, there was a man called the Phantom Barber. He would break into people's houses in Mississippi at night and cut their hair.


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Male kangaroos flex their biceps to impress females.


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In Australia, Burger King is called Hungry Jack's.


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The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.


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A 'quidnunc' is a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.


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An alleged Virginia bank robber denies robbing a bank because he asked the teller 'politely'.


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A cyclist was removed from the World Naked Bike Ride in Kent after being spotted with an erection from getting 'overexcited and aroused'.


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A British Airways flight to Dubai was forced to return to Heathrow Airport because someone took a dump that smelled so bad it was unbearable for passengers.


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