Thursday, November 26, 2009

Some Interesting Facts

Did you know the largest fish ever caught was the Whale Shark? It was 59ft long. These fish can weigh up to 15 tons.

The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system in India, employing over 1.6 million people

The word "comet" comes from the Greek word "kometes" meaning long hair and referring to the tail

Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

China has more English speakers than the United States

When Queen Elizabeth I of England died she owned over 3,000 gowns

The nickname for a Japanese businessmen is "Salarymen."