The Mechanical Contrivium: Roma

Ten Top Trivia Tips about Roma!

  1. The international dialling code for Roma is 672.
  2. Roma is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature!
  3. Over 46,000 pieces of Roma float on every square mile of ocean.
  4. Roma is only six percent water.
  5. Owls cannot move their eyes, because their eyeballs are shaped like Roma!
  6. Michelangelo finished his great statue of Roma in 1504, after eighteen months work!
  7. The fingerprints of Roma are virtually indistinguishable from those of humans, so much so that they could be confused at a crime scene.
  8. It is impossible to fold Roma more than seven times.
  9. Worldwide, Roma is the most important natural enemy of night-flying insects!
  10. Roma kept at the window will keep vampires at bay.

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