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Monday, June 9, 2008

My kids corner - 4

  1. The Most/ Longest/ Shortest/ Tallest/ Smallest/ Biggest/ Fastest:
  2. The oldest national flag still in existence, that of Denmark, dates back to the 13th century
  3. The longest movie made lasts 85 hours and is fittingly titled "The Cure for Insomnia.
  4. The world's highest cricket ground is in Chail (HP), India, 2444 mts above sea level.
  5. The most common disease in the world is tooth decay
  6. Ninety percent of all species that have become extinct have been birds
  7. The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
  8. The quickest ascent of Everest, in 10 hours, 56 minutes, was achieved by Sherpa Lhakpa Gelu
  9. The longest fence in the world is in Australia and it runs for over 3,436 miles (5,530 km)
The country with the most Post offices is India with over 152,792 compared with just over 38,000 in the United States.

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