Monday, 18 February 2019

Did you know No 7


Well here we are at the start of another week, no aqua today as Natasha I driving my mum to her doctor's appointment, going to be another hot day. Anyway here is this weeks did you know facts.

The longest trip in a pedal boat was made in 1988 by Kenichi Horie, he went from Hawaii to Japan, a trip of 4,660 miles and stopped only for more candy floss and ice cream.

Zorro means “fox” in Spanish

A fully grown bear can run as fast as a horse

In the marriage ceremony of the ancient Incas of Peru, the couple was considered officially married when they took off their sandals and handed them to each other, how do they know this.......

In the memoirs of Catherine II of Russia it is recorded that any Russian aristoccrat who displeased the queen was forced to squat in the great hall of the palace and remain in that position for several days, mewing like a cat, clucking like a hen and pecking food from the floor.

8 comments:

Marg said...

Pretty interesting facts. That is something that a bear can run as fast as a horse. Those were fun to read. Have a good week.

Nancy Chan said...

Zorro was one of my favourite show. Thank you for sharing these facts which I didn't know before reading about them here.

Rita said...

A few crazy facts today. :)

Rick Watson said...

I bet Kenichi’s legs were tired.

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Marg.......I am pleased you liked them

Nancy.......I am glad you liked the post

Rita........Indeed

Rick.......I thought that

CWMartin said...

Zorro I knew, I'd like to see that bear take Secretariat or Affirmed, and maybe they could run over Catherine on their way, what a you-know-what...

Jo-Anne's Ramblings said...

Chris.....You know how to make me laugh

Chatty Crone said...

I like the fun facts. So Zorro means fox - who knew?

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