Flying Sikh

Milkha Singh, the Indian athlete who ran in Asian, Commonwealth and Olympics Games is called ‘flying Sikh’.

Exclamation point-!

! – the exclamation point comes from the greet word ‘lo’ which means “I am surprised”.

Most beautiful flower gardens

The most beautiful flower gardens in the world are found in Africa. Botanists estimate that about 20,000 species grow in Africa.

Origin of word ‘yacht’

‘Yacht’ is a vessel fitted for racing, or for pleasure trips. The word ‘yacht’ comes from the Dutch (language of the Netherlands) meaning to hunt or chase.

85% of animals belong to insects’ group

It has been estimated that 85 percent of all living animals belong to the group we call ‘insects’.


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