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:

  1. 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.

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

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  3. A few crazy facts today. :)

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  4. I bet Kenichi’s legs were tired.

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

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

    Rita........Indeed

    Rick.......I thought that

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  6. 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...

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

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

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