14 More Days Of School

14 more days of school!

That’s just 84 more hours!

I know that sounds like a lot but it will fly by!

Here are 14 facts that you might not know.

  1. You breathe on average about 5 million times a year.
  2. The largest snowflake on record is 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick.
  3. A ten gallon hat only holds 3/4 of a gallon.
  4. Out of all the words in the English language, the word, “Set” has the most definitions.
  5. The silkworm consumes 86,000 times its weight in just 56 days.
  6. The average person spends 2 weeks of their lifetime waiting for the traffic light to turn green.
  7. Only 38% of Americans eat breakfast everyday.
  8. A “jiffy” is the scientific name for 1/100 of second.
  9. A broken clock is right twice per day.
  10. The bloodhound is the only animal whose evidence is admissible in the court room.
  11. James Fixx, the man who made jogging popular in America, died of a heart attack while running.
  12. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  13. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it.
  14. The average lead pencil will write a line about 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.

—Meghan Brady, May 29, 2015

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