The phrase "in a pickle" was first introduced by Shakespeare in his play,
You are 1,000 times more likely to drown in the sea than you are to be bitten by a shark.
Your right lung takes in more air than the left one does. The left lung is smaller than the right one, making room for your heart.
The act of sneezing is referred to as sternutation.
The first movie in which a toilet was heard flushed was "Psycho."
A lobster that has lost one claw (or other appendage) is called a cull. One that has lost two claws is a bullet or dummie. Also, lobsters can grow back new claws, legs and antennae.
Cotton candy's original name was Fairy Floss.
In 4000 BC, in Egypt, both men and women wore glitter eye-shadow made from the crushed shells of beetles.
A piece of currency can be folded back and forth 4,000 times before it will tear.