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.
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2. 'A tongue has no bones but it can break a heart.' - Ed Sheeran
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3. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch tongue
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4. Everyone has a unique tongue print, just like fingerprints.
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5. Touching your tongue while yawning will stop the yawn.
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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!
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7. Wounds on your tongue or in your mouth heal twice as fast as wounds on other parts of the body.
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8. Swear words were nicknamed '˜tongue-worms' in the 1600s.
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9. If you touch your tongue while yawning, it can stop the yawn.
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10. "Kakakku kata kuku kaki kiriku kaku - ku kikis kuku kaki kiriku." is the toughest tongue twister in Malay.
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11. Evolutionary psychologists have discovered that men are far more likely to prefer sloppy tongue kisses than women.
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12. The only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end is your tongue.
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13. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
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14. MIT researches studying tongue twisters developed "Pad kid poured curd pulled cod" which nobody could say 10 times fast.
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15. When doing sit-ups if you place your tongue on the roof of your mouth it will stop you from straining your neck
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16. A giraffe can clean its own ears with its 20 inch tongue
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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.
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18. The tongue is the only muscle only attached to one extremity.
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19. A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
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20. Kakakku kata kuku kaki kiriku kaku - ku kikis kuku kaki kiriku. is the toughest tongue twister in Malay.
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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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