Thursday, 6 March 2014

Saturday Breakfast Show 'Strange But True' Facts part 2 of 2

  1. The word electric was first used in 1600
  2. The smell of fruit and veg can help aid a diet
  3. A bolt of lightning hits the Earth with the energy of 100 million volts
  4. A rooster was the first animal in a hot air baloon
  5. 85% of all life on Earth is plankton
  6. 'Press' was the first name given to books
  7. We are 1 inch taller in the evening than we are in the morning.
  8. A human emits as much energy as a 100 Watt light bulb
  9. Water is the only substance that’s lighter as a solid than as a liquid.
  10. The first mention of the Loch Ness Monster was in 565AD.
  11. Julius Caesar was a good swimmer.
  12. Goldfish can live up to 40 years
  13. Head lice can change colour to blend in to that of the hair of their inhabitant. Are you scratching your head now? lol
  14. 2520 is the smallest number that is able to be divided by the numbers 1 - 10
  15. The world record for holding breath is over 9 minutes (please don't try this one!)
  16. The sweetest fruit in the world is the lici
  17. Skateboarding didn’t take off until the 1970’s
  18. Apparently people who work out regularly earn 9 times more than those who don’t.
  19. Grasses cover more of the Earth than any other plant.
  20. The mango is the most popular fruit in the world.

Jerry Wright

Saturday Breakfast Show with Jerry Wright broadcasts on

 Inspiration FM Multicultural Community Radio for Northampton and 
surrounding areas on 107.8 FM and globally on line 
  Every Saturday from 7.00- 09.00 G.M.T.