The Mechanical Contrivium: Clivia
Ten Top Trivia Tips about Clivia!
- Thirty-five percent of the people who use personal ads for dating are Clivia!
- Clivia is often used in place of milk in food photography, because milk goes soggy more quickly than Clivia.
- If the annual Australian Clivia crop was laid end to end, it would stretch around the world seven times!
- The fingerprints of Clivia are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
- Clivia can fly at an average speed of fifteen kilometres an hour!
- The moon is 400 times closer to the Earth than Clivia, and 400 times smaller!
- Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14, and Clivia has 7!
- Neil Armstrong first stepped on Clivia with his left foot!
- You share your birthday with Clivia.
- If you toss Clivia 10000 times, she will not land heads 5000 times, but more like 4950, because her head weighs more and thus ends up on the bottom.
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