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What the Wuck Facts

Here's presenting some insanely insane What the Wuck Facts:

Fact #1. India is the world's largest democracy, with 1.2 billion people. (Know how many 0's that is ?)

Fact #2. 100 million people visit the Kumbh Mela (which happens every 12 years). The world's biggest gathering of humans.  (Again: How many 0's ?)

Fact #3. A man claims he hasn't eaten or drunk anything for 70 years. Doctors still don't know how that's possible.     (My theory  : He hasn't  lived in the age of junk food.)

Fact #4. Breathing the air for one day in Mumbai is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes. ( Woaah ....I'm at a loss for words)

Fact #5. We have the world's biggest family ! 1 man, 39 wives. 94 children. (I doubt that man has a TV. His family hasn't been touched by the evil daily soaps)

Fact #6. A man married a dog as an atonement for his sins. (I'm never letting that happen to me. There are hell of a lot of guys out here. You know like 800 girls for every 1000 boys)

Fact #7. Police officers in one state in India are given a pay hike if they have moustaches.  (I didn't know my college boys were planning to be Inspectors. *lol* )

Fact #8. There are more mobile phones here than toilets. (I'll believe that. With Modi Sarkaar stressing on going cashless (entry of Paytm), everyone is more concerned about what's going in than what's coming out. *I know that's gross*)

Fact #9. Children's day is celebrated exactly 9 months after Valentine's Day in India. (Now that's what I call having access to general knowledge)

Fact #10. 70% spices in the world comes from India. ( Ever met a teekhi mirchi ? *wink wink* )

Fact #11. In India, a polling station is set up in a forest for a lone voter in every election since 2004. (Now this makes me believe Human Rights originated in India)

Fact #12. India has more population than the entire Western Hemisphere on Earth. (Woaah...I'm speechless right now.)

Fact #13. Now this is for all the couples.There is a vigilante group in India known as the "Love Commandos" who protect people who fall in love from different castes from harassment. (Fall in love? Settle in India)

Fact #14. The airline "Go Air" hires only female flight attendants because they are lighter. Proof: The airline saves upto US $500,000 every year on fuel.   (Boys, need I recommend which airline to use?) *hehe*

Fact #15. Indian housewives hold 11% of the world's gold. This is the combined reserves of US, Ireland, Switzerland and Germany put together. (NEVER cry that you are poor)

So much did you score ? Go up and rate yourselves.


  1. #6, #8, #9 and #14 were the best.. ������


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