Did You Know? (6-29-07)

• The “chapters” of the New Testament were not there originally. When monks in medieval times translated it from the Greek, they numbered the pages in each “book.”

• According to the ceremonial customs of Orthodox Judaism, it is officially sundown when you cannot tell the difference between a black thread and a red one.

• A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

• The growth rate of some bamboo plants can reach three feet (91.44 cm) per day.

• Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.

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