· The caterpillar has more than 2,000 muscles.
· A "clue" originally meant a ball of thread. This is why one is said to "unravel the mystery."
· The ampersand (&) was once a letter of the English alphabet.
· What is called a "French kiss" in England and America is known as an "English kiss" in France.
· In medieval Japan, a woman who was caught alone in a room with a man other than her husband was immediately put to death, no matter how innocent the meeting may have been.