- Your tongue has 3,000 taste buds.
- The tongue is the fastest healing part of the body.
- The tongue is the strongest muscle in your body, and most flexible.
- Is the only muscle with taste sensors. A human has more bacterias in the mouth than a dog.
- Close to fifty percent of the bacteria in the mouth lives on the surface of our tongue.
- Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
- Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
- Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
- Not all our taste buds are on our tongue; about 10% are on the palette and the cheeks.
- A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
10 interesting tongue facts