Amazing Facts 2

Click below to say whether these amazing facts are true or false...

1. Men didn't wear underwear until the 16th century

    True

    False

2. Waiters in Poland are not allowed to receive tips

    True

    False

3. In 1879 an American woman gave birth to a baby boy that weighed 23lb 12oz

    True

    False

4. "Twelve plus one" is an anagram of "eleven plus two"

    True

    False

5. The most expensive painting ever sold by a Swiss artist was "Expression on a Child's Face" by Jan Gurling, which took 2.2 million at auction in 1998

    True

    False

6. Hot water is heavier than cold water

    True

    False

7. In Icelandic there is no word for "sponge cake"

    True

    False

8. There are about 90 separate muscles in a bird's wing

    True

    False

9. "Granny Smith" apples - famous in England - are named after the 19th Century Australian gardener, Maria Ann Smith

    True

    False

10. It is thought that only around a third of people in the world eat their meals with a knife and fork

    True

    False

 

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Source: Unbelievable Facts, by Geoff Tibballs (Parragon) ISBN 0-75257-789-1