How many pairs of ribs does a horse have?

How many pairs of ribs does a horse have?

Normally, there are 18 pairs of ribs in the horse, but a nineteenth rib on one side or both is not considered all that rare. Eight pairs of ribs are known as true ribs. They join the segments of the sternum or breastbone. The other 10 are known as floating ribs–merely overlapping and being attached to each other.

Why did ancient Egyptians put dead mice in their mouths?

In Ancient Egypt, people put a dead mouse in their mouth if they had a toothache, according to Nathan Belofsky’s book Strange Medicine: A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Age. Mice were also used as a warts remedy during Elizabethan England.

What was Big Ben named after?

The origin of the nickname Big Ben is the subject of some debate. The nickname was applied first to the Great Bell; it may have been named after Sir Benjamin Hall, who oversaw the installation of the Great Bell, or after boxing’s English Heavyweight Champion Benjamin Caunt.

Where should you keep your tooth brush?

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

What do you call a hockey jersey?

But in Canada, it was always called a sweater… Americans used jerseys when they were playing football; then, when they finally got around to playing hockey, they used the same name. Nowadays, most kids call sweaters jerseys.

What color do mosquitos like the most?

Only female mosquito’s’ bite and most are attracted to the color blue twice as much as to any other color.

What airline company is named after a Greek letter?

Delta is named after its original company Delta Air Service, which was a crop dusting and then passenger and mail service, serving the Mississippi Delta region. They are not named after a Greek letter (well, not directly, anyway).

What is the fastest recorded 0-60mph time?

In 2014 the Porsche 918 clocked a 2.2 second 0-60. Two years later the Tesla Model S came in a close second with a 2.28 0-60 time.