17 June 2005

12 facts you must know

• Picasso's full name was Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Ruiz Picasso.

• The first Dada Saheb Phalke award was given to Devika Rani.

• The original name for Mickey Mouse was Mortimer Mouse.

• The common silkworm has eleven brains, but it only uses five of them.

• Water expands 9% when it is frozen.

• Robin Hood's real name was Robert Fitz Ooth.

• Donald Duck's middle name is Fauntleroy.

• The two robbers crucified next to Jesus were named Dismas and Gestas.

• The value of "pi" was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana.

• In the magic world of seahorses it is the male who gets pregnant and has the babies.

• An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards

• The word "gymnasium" comes from the Greek word gymnazein which means "to exercise naked"
Follow I Love India on Facebook:
Like this Post??? Share it:

No comments:

Post a Comment

Please feel free to leave your comment about the post, weather u liked it or not, if any thing u wanted to add or any type of suggestion.... just comment...