Tuesday is here again and so am I with some trivia!
Hope it adds to your library of knowledge 🙂
- I know some people who are absolutely fanatic about stationery but never knew someone was way ahead of them! Check this out…
The most expensive pencil in the world costs $ 12,800. It is made of 240-year-old olive wood and a limited edition of the Graf von Faber-Castell Perfect Pencil. It features a sharpener made with 18 carat white gold and diamonds. There are only 5 such pencils left in the world.
I know,I know, you want to have a look at it. So, here you go.
- Believe me, dogs are much more faithful than you thought! Here’s one proof.
In 2012, a Pit Bull named Lilly pulled her unconscious owner from the path of an oncoming freight train. The onlookers said they saw the dog frantically pulling the woman, not giving up even though the train didn’t stop in time. The dog saved the woman and survived the injuries herself. Bravo!
- Go Green but make sure you don’t plant this tree!!!!
The manchineel is one of the world’s most dangerous trees. The sap from its trunk gives you blisters, ingesting its apples can kill you and if you try to burn it down, the smoke can blind you! It is generally found from South Florida to northern South America.
So, make sure you stay away from this tree next time you visit these places!
- Kim Jong II’s favorite drink was Hennessy. He spent around $1 million a year on it!
And you thought you spent a lot on food 🙂
- Now, this is rather funny and irrational…
If you search for 241543903 in Google images, you will find a lot of pictures of people putting their head in refrigerator!
Yes…go ahead and try 🙂
- And, here I end with some literary info.
The most complex word in English is “Set” with over 430 definitions in the Oxford English Dictionary.
Hope you enjoyed reading !