I. There’s a word for when you’re trying to say something and suddenly forget a specific word. It’s “lethologica.”
II. Horseshoe crabs have 10 eyes in total, including ones near their mouth, on the top of their shell, and down their tail.
III. All of China is on Beijing time despite geographically spanning over 5 time zones. This causes all sorts of issues for the people living in China. For instance, if the sun rises at 6 am on the far east side of the country, it does not rise until 10 am for those in the west. Same goes for sunset, too.
IV. There are over 525 native languages spoken in Nigeria. The official language of Nigeria is English, the language of former colonial British Nigeria. Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulfulde, Ijaw, Edo, Ibibio, Kupa, Kanuri, Tiv, Nupe, to mention a few.
V. The United States has no “official language.” Most people just assume it’s English.
VI. Physical contact during a conversation is completely normal when speaking Spanish.
VII. Papua New Guinea has the most languages, at 852.
VIII. People who speak and understand Chinese use both sides of the brain, whereas English only uses the left side.
IX. Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. – Randy Pausch.
X. There are 7 different kinds of twins: Identical, Fraternal, Half-Identical, Mirror Image, Mixed Chromosome, Superfecundation, Superfetation.