44 Funny Facts To Make You ROFL

Let’s start with a beauty of a funny fact… Did you know Dolly Parton once entered a lookalike contest and came last? Seriously. These funny facts are so hilarious that they sound made up, but they’re all 100% true. Share them with your friends and you’ll put a smile on their face. That’s a fact.

These funny facts are unbelievable… But all 100% true!

  1. The insignia of the Royal New Zealand Airforce is a kiwi. A flightless bird.
  2.  There is a technical name for the “fear of long words”. It’s called “hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.”
  3. The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush has a name. It’s called a “nurdle.”
  4. Flowers like Viagra. It can make them stand up straight in a vase for up to a week longer.
  5. In 2012, a man donned 9 pairs of jeans and 60 shirts on a 11 hour flight in China, to avoid paying extra baggage fees.
  6. A Norwegian village is named Hell. And guess what happens in winter. Yep, Hell freezes over.
  7. Dolly Parton once entered a look-alike contest and lost.
  8. High heels were first invented for men. Women didn’t adopt the fashion until the 18th century.
  9. Cows don’t like country music. They produce up to 3% more milk when listening to music, but not if it’s country and western.
  10. 7% of Americans pray to God for a parking spot.
  11. A single sneeze travels 100 miles per hour and shoots 100,000 germs into the air. Ahhh!
  12. It’s impossible to hum while holding your nose. 
  13. Lobsters used to be so cheap that they were frequently used to feed prisoners.
  14. Cheese is the most shoplifted food in the world.
  15. Toilet seats are cleaner than your mobile phone.
  16. Scotland’s national animal is a unicorn.
  17. Coca-Cola owns all website URLs that can be read as ahh, all the way up to 62 h’s.
  18. The biggest tyre manufacturer in the world is Lego.
  19.  It’s illegal to own just one guinea pig in Switzerland because they get lonely.
  20. The voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married.
  21. Melbourne was once named Batmania.
  22. In every episode of Seinfeld there is a Superman somewhere.
  23. A snail can have up to 25,000 teeth.
  24. The Bible is the world’s most shoplifted book.
  25. France has a town with just one letter, Y.
  26. The longest time between the first and second twin being born is 87 days.
  27.  A jockey once won a race despite being dead. Jockey Frank Hayes had a heart attack and died mid-race, but he stayed in the saddle and his horse won.
  28. The Romans used to whiten their teeth with urine.
  29. The largest snowflake ever measured was 38 centimeters across.
  30. In Utah it’s illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
  31. A donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule won’t. It’s because the mule remains calm.
  32. Every cow has a best friend.
  33. Turtles can breathe through their rear end.
  34. A platypus doesn’t have a stomach.
  35. During World War 2 the Oscar statuettes were made out of wood.
  36. Donald Duck was banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
  37. It was illegal to change a light bulb in your own home, if you lived in Victoria. 
  38. All the Fruit Loop colours taste the same.
  39. President Banana of Zimbabwe brought in a law to make it a crime to make fun of his name.
  40. The scientific name for the gorilla is Gorilla Gorilla Gorilla.
  41. Grapes explode if you put them in the microwave.
  42. The tiny pocket in jeans was made for pocket watches.
  43. Norway knighted a penguin. He’s Sir Nils Olav. He’s the Norwegian Guard’s mascot.
  44. Your nose and ears never stop growing.


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