Facts

Did you know…

30% of Chinese adults live with their parents.

200 million people in China live on less than $1 a day.

There are 100 million internet users in China. Some of the sites they can’t access are BBC news, Amnesty International, youtube, facebook, myspace and Dalailama.com.

In 2006, there were 398 million mobile (or cell) phones in China.

China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.

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In Chinese, the KFC slogan “finger lickin’ good” comes out as “eat your fingers off”

The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.

If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line Would never end because of the rate of reproduction

China has more English speakers than the United States.

People recommend seeking second opinion regarding medical conditions/treatments, but in China, you might need fourth or fifth opinion. Three hospitals misdiagnosed a man with cancer and had his penis sexual organs cut off, only to discover later it was just an infection.

China executes  the death penalty more than 4x of any other country

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  • China executes the death penalty more than 4 times as the rest of the world combined

China is trying to stop people from jaywalking, so the police are taking photos of these jaywalkers and displaying them in their [jaywalkers] offices to humiliate them.

The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley and now Obama.

Ice Cream was created in China in 2000 BC

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The Chinese calendar dates back to 2600 BC

When a Chinese child loses a baby tooth, it doesn’t get tucked under the pillow for the tooth fairy.  If the child loses an upper tooth, the child’s parents plant the tooth in the ground, so the new tooth will grow in straight and healthy.  Parents toss a lost bottom tooth up to the rooftops, so that the new tooth will grow upwards , too.

Chinese grew rice as far back as 5000 BC

Long ago, silk making was a guarded secret and those who told were killed.

Chinese forth graders are required to know and write 2000 out of 40,000 Chinese characters.   By the time they get out of College they should know 4,000 to 5,000 Characters.  Each character is learned by looking at it and memorizing it.

One in every five people in the world is Chinese. China’s population is reached a whopping 1,338,612,968 in July 2009. China’s population is four times that of the United States.

Fortune cookies are not a traditional Chinese custom. They were invented in 1920 by a worker in the Key Heong Noodle Factory in San Francisco.

Toilet paper was invented in China in the late 1300s. It was for emperors only. (this is crazy since they never have any in the bathrooms)

The Chinese invented paper, the compass, gunpowder, and printing.

Cricket fighting is a popular amusement in China. Many Chinese children keep crickets as pets.

You just cannot make this stuff up…….

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  22. Haha, great! My dad did that when my tooth falls out. he ask me to throw my tooth to the hole he dug for me with my feet stood close together so when my new tooth grows it won’t have the gap in between. My dad doesn’t even know how to speak chinese, but he indeed still gets his chinese root. And I don’t know how true it is, but there’s no gap between my teeth when it grows back ^^

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