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Top 50 Interesting Facts

50 Interesting Facts 1. The word "queue" is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed. 2. Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon. 3. Of all the words in the English language, the word 'set' has the most definitions! 4. What is called a "French kiss" in the English speaking world is known as an "English kiss" in France. 5. "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order. 6. "Rhythm" is the longest English word without a vowel. 7. In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a childA cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off! 8. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete. 9. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath 10. There is a city called Rome on every continent. 11. Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illust