Fun Tongue Facts

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1. An onion rubbed on your feet will be tasted within the next 30-60 minutes. This is because your bloodstream carries it to your tongue.
2. 'A tongue has no bones but it can break a heart.' - Ed Sheeran
3. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue
4. Everyone has a unique tongue print, just like fingerprints.
5. Touching your tongue while yawning will stop the yawn.
6. Runny nose? Push your tongue against the top of your mouth and push a finger between your eyebrows. Hold it for about 20 seconds... gone!
7. Wounds on your tongue or in your mouth heal twice as fast as wounds on other parts of the body.
8. Swear words were nicknamed '˜tongue-worms' in the 1600s.
9. If you touch your tongue while yawning, it can stop the yawn.
10. "Kakakku kata kuku kaki kiriku kaku - ku kikis kuku kaki kiriku." is the toughest tongue twister in Malay.
11. Evolutionary psychologists have discovered that men are far more likely to prefer sloppy tongue kisses than women.
12. The only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end is your tongue.
13. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
14. MIT researches studying tongue twisters developed "Pad kid poured curd pulled cod" which nobody could say 10 times fast.
15. When doing sit-ups if you place your tongue on the roof of your mouth it will stop you from straining your neck
16. A giraffe can clean its own ears with its 20 inch tongue
17. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If your tongue is white, there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
18. The tongue is the only muscle only attached to one extremity.
19. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
20. Kakakku kata kuku kaki kiriku kaku - ku kikis kuku kaki kiriku. is the toughest tongue twister in Malay.
21. If you mix a drop of lemon juice with 129,000 drops of water, your tongue will still be able to detect the taste of lemon.

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