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  1. INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT OUR WORLD

  2. The tallest living dog is ‘Zeus’ (USA) a Great Dane, who measured 1.118 m (44 in) tall and is owned by Denise Doorlag and her family, of Otsego, Michigan, USA.Zeus also takes over the 'Tallest dog ever' title from previous holder 'Giant George'.

  3. The world's oldest man, one-time sugarcane worker born in Spain, has died at 112 in New York state.Salustiano "Shorty" Sanchez, recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest man, died on Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, New York.

  4. The largest collection of Hello Kitty memorabilia: Asako Kanda (Japan) has 4,519 different Hello Kitty items. Her house is filled with Hello Kitty items, such as a Hello Kitty frying pan, a Hello Kitty electric fan and a Hello Kitty toilet seat.

  5. Jon Brower Minnoch (29 September 1941 – 10 September 1983) was an American man who, at his peak weight, was the fattest human being ever recorded,weighing approximately 1400 lb (634 kg, 100 stone). This is only an estimation as his extreme size, poor health, and lack of mobility prevented use of a scale.

  6. The world's largest biceps belong to Mostafa Ismail (Egypt) and were measured for left arm flexed at 64.77 cm (25.5 in) and non-flexed 62.23 cm (24.5 in) and for right arm flexed at 63.5 cm (25 in) and non-flexed 60.96 cm (24 in). The measurements were taken in Franklin, Massachusetts, USA which is where Mostafa now resides.

  7. The blue whale is ranked by scientists as the heaviest animal on earth. This whale has the capability to grow up to 190,000 kg. It is closely followed by the whale shark at between 11,800 and 36,000 kg, and the African elephant at 5,000 kg.

  8. McDonald’s restaurant in Pushkin Square, Moscow, Russia, is considered to be the busiest in all the world. The outlet is believed to serve over 40,000 people every single day.

  9. The most expensive car made in recent years is the Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita.  It is so expensive to make that just three units were made and sold by $4.85 million each.

  10. The most skillful person at juggling balls is probably Alex Barron (UK), who managed 23 consecutive catches with 11 balls in what is known as a qualifying” juggling run. This feat was achieved at Roehampton Squash Club, London, UK.

  11. In the World Football Gala that took place in 2001 in London, Real Madrid received the award for the Best European Club of the twentieth century. Hala Madrid! I HAVE NEVER

  12. One-syllable Adjective +-er/-est Tall: taller than/ the tallest/ Old: older than /the oldest One-Syllable Adjective Ending with a Single Consonant with a Single Vowel before it +- double consonant + er/-est Big: bigger than/ the biggest Thin: thinner than/ the thinnest One-Syllable Adjective with final –e +-er/-est Large: larger than/ the largest Nice: nicer than/ the nicest Two-Syllable Adjective Ending with -y + -ier/-iest Happy: happier than/ the happiest/ Angrry: angrier than / the angriest Two-Syllable Adjectives ending with –er/-le/-ow+ -er/-est Narrow: narrower than/ the narrowest Gentle: gentler than / the gentlest Two-Syllable Adjectives or more + more / the most Generous: more generous than/ the most generous Important: more important than/ the most important Comparative and superlatives.

  13. NOW COMPARE…

  14. WHO IS SHORTER: THE SHORTEST MAN OF THE WORLD OR THE SHORTEST WOMAN?

  15. WAS THE LARGEST DINOUSAUR EVER LARGER THAN BLUE WHALES?

  16. WHICH FOOD IS HEALTHIER?

  17. WHICH STREET IS NARROWER?

  18. WHICH ANIMAL IS MORE DANGEROUS?

  19. WHO IS BETTER?