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May 21, 2020

18 Random Facts That Absolutely Blew People's Minds On Twitter

Don't you dare say, "I thought everyone knew that!"

You know those tweets where people share some crazy fact they just learned, AKA when they were today years old? Well, here are some absolutely wild recent ones:

1.

I was today years old when I found out about yellow watermelon. https://t.co/oZLqrpjSJv

Yep, yellow watermelon is a real thing.

2.

I was today years old when I discovered the green and brown M&Ms are lesbians

Mars, Inc. (who make M&M's) hasn't officially confirmed this, but they've suggested it, as this deep dive explains.

3.

i was today years old when i found out your blood isn’t blue when it’s inside your body 😔

4.

I was today years old when I realized that a "buttload" was an actual measurement: https://t.co/6zBW8a5Lgr

So when you say buttload you're actually being a classy Brit!

5.

i was today years old when i realized the clock icon on the iphone also gives you the time — ie it moves you’re welcome.

Wild!

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I was TODAY years old 🤯 https://t.co/R1Ifc7wobE

It's true! It was James Earl Jones and Madge Sinclair in both films.

7.

I was today years old when i learned Prince wrote Manic Monday.

Prince actually wrote a lot of great songs popularized by other artists.

8.

I was today years old when I realized the thorns in the Out of the Woods music video literally spell out “Out of the Woods” Talk about being late to the party. 🤦🏼‍♀️

Taylor is famous for hiding Easter eggs throughout her work — here are some from her latest album Lover.

9.

I was today years old when I learned that an ampersand (&) is a ligature for the word 'et'

It's true! Learn more.

10.

I was today years old when I found out that Jonah Hill and Beanie Feldstein are brother and sister

Siblings!

Kevin Winter / Getty Images

You know Jonah from Superbad, 21 Jump Street, Moneyball, and The Wolf of Wall Street. You know Beanie from Lady Bird and Booksmart.

11.

Today years old when i found this out

12.

I was today years old when I learned that a manger is a box animals eat out of.

Here's the definition.

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Ok I was today years old when I found out the government controls daylight savings. My ass thought this was apart of nature this whole time. 🥴😂

Learn more about how daylight savings works.

14.

i was today years old when i found out hollywood arts high school from Victorious is actually burbank high school

Burbank?! Yup, Burbank.

15.

I was today years old when I learned that the phrase is "just deserts". https://t.co/2aYn9IGweQ

True! Learn more about this if you like.

16.

I was today years old that i learned this is where sunflower seeds come from

17.

I was today years old when I realized photographers ask you to say “cheese” before a photo because the word makes your mouth smile 🤦🏻‍♂️

This is most likely true!

18.

I was today years old when I realized American Gothic depicts a farmer and his daughter, not his wife.

There is some disagreement about whether the woman was, in fact, his wife or daughter, but since I was 100% sure she was his wife until seeing this tweet, my mind was still blown!

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