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Did you know fun facts are a great way to learn?

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Everyday we will have new fun facts and bright young students reciting our nation’s Pledge of Allegiance from schools in the St. Louis Area.


People have extra bones? | Pond Elementary, Wildwood, MO

Did you know that 8% of people have an extra rib?


What are the most common languages? | Pond Elementary, Wildwood, MO

Did you know that the three most common languages in the world are Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, and English?


What does M&M stand for? | Henderson Elementary, St. Charles, MO

Did you know that M&M Chocolates stands for the initials of its creators, Mars and Murrie.


Parrots have a vocabulary? | Henderson Elementary, St. Charles, MO

Did you know that African Grey Parrots have a vocabulary of over 200 words?


How much of an iceberg do you really see? | Immacolata Cub Scout Troop 345

Did you know that 90% of an iceberg sits underwater?


Bright Side of the Moon | St. Louis Charter School, St. Louis, MO

Did you know each time you see a full moon you always see the same side?


Can cows climb stairs? | St. Louis Charter School, St. Louis, MO

Did you know it’s possible to lead a cow up stairs but not down?


How long do Koalas sleep? | Hinchcliffe Elementary, O’Fallon, IL

Did you know koalas sleep around 18 hours a day?


The internet had a different name? | Hodge Elementary, Imperial, MO 

Did you know the internet was originally called ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) designed by the US Department of Defense?


How many vocal cords do cats have? | House Springs Elementary, House Springs, MO

Did you know cats have over 100 vocal cords?


How many people have my birthday? | Clyde Hamrick Elementary, Imperial, MO

Did you know that on your birthday, you share it will 9 million other people?


How do birds swallow? | Fairmount Elementary, St. Peters, MO

Did you know birds need gravity to swallow?


How much sugar do lemons have? | Henderson Elementary, St. Charles, MO

Did you know lemons contain more sugar than strawberries?


How big is an ostrich’s brain? | Spoede Elementary, Creve Coeur, MO

Did you know an ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain?


Are you left handed? | Henderson Elementary, St. Charles, MO

Did you know 11% of people are left handed?