Things which are not what they seem

Here is a list of things that are not what they seem:

  • Rice paper contains no rice.
  • French fries originated in Belgium not France.
  • Great Danes come from Germany not Denmark.
  • Polecats aren’t cats, they’re weasels.
  • Koala bears aren’t bears, they’re marsupials.
  • Mountain goats aren’t goats, they’re small antelopes.
  • Fireflies aren’t flies, they’re beetles.
  • The funny bone isn’t a bone, it’s a nerve.
  • Jackrabbits aren’t rabbits they’re hares.
  • Shooting stars aren’t stars, they’re meteors.
  • Prairie dogs aren’t dogs, they’re rodents.
  • Guinea pigs aren’t pigs, nor are they from Guinea; they’re South American rodents.
  • Lead pencils contain graphite, not lead.
  • Glow-worms aren’t worms they’re beetles.
  • Horned toads aren’t toads they’re lizards.
  • Bombay duck isn’t duck, its dry fish
  • Silkworms aren’t worms, they’re caterpillars.
  • Peanuts aren’t nuts, they’re legumes.
  • There’s no sand in sand paper.
  • Black eyed peas aren’t peas, they’re beans
  • The French poodle originated in Germany.
  • The Jerusalem artichoke isn’t an artichoke and doesn’t come from Jerusalem. It’s from America and is part of the sunflower family.
  • The Caspian Sea is a lake.
  • The grey whale is black
  • Female blackbirds aren’t black, they’re brownish-grey.
  • The flying fox isn’t a fox, it’s a bat.

Fact of the day: In one day you will take around 18,000 steps.

Joke of the day: Which is the most curious letter? Y!

Riddle of the day: How many of each species did Moses take with him on the ark?

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