How many languages are there in the world?

How many languages are there in the world?

There are approximately 6,900 distinct languages in existence today, though there may be languages spoken in remote areas that we have yet to discover. No matter how many new languages we find, though, this number will be much lower in 100 years.

Are there more chickens than people in the world?

In fact, there are approximately 19 billion chickens in the world. That’s almost three per person.

When did Cape Canaveral change its name?

On November 28, 1963 President Lyndon B. Johnson announced in a televised address that Cape Canaveral would be renamed Cape Kennedy in memory of President John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated six days earlier. President Johnson said the name change had been sanctioned by the U.S. Board of Geographic Names.

Why do countries have stan at the end?

There are seven countries in Central Asia with the suffix “-stan”: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. The suffix comes from the Persian root istan, or “land”—hence the “land of the Uzbeks,” “land of the Kazakhs,” and so forth.

What did Babe Ruth wear under his hat?

Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his cap to keep his head cool. He changed it every two innings.

How much was a ticket to Woodstock?

Tickets bought before the concert were $18 for all three days, at the gate they were $24. So the correct answer could be $6 or $8 per day.

Who first used the phrase Cyber Monday?

The term “Cyber Monday” was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online. The term made its debut on November 28, 2005, in a Shop.org press release entitled “‘Cyber Monday Quickly Becoming One of the Biggest Online Shopping Days of the Year”.

Why does turkey make you sleepy?

Contrary to popular belief, eating turkey isn’t the main reason you feel sleepy after a Thanksgiving feast. The oft-repeated turkey myth stems from the fact that turkey contains the amino acid tryptophan, which forms the basis of brain chemicals that make people tired.