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Fun Facts Friday

Here are some fun facts you can impress your friends with this weekend!

-The Titanic was the first ocean liner to have a swimming pool and a gym.

- African Black- Footed penguins, although they cannot fly can swim up to 25 miles per hour which is faster than the Atlantic Bottle-nosed dolphin which can gain speeds of up to 23mph.

-If you have blonde hair that turns green from the chlorine in a swimming pool you can put ketchup on your hair and it'll balance the pigments out.

- Sharks gills can't take in water by themselves, this means that sharks have a hard time sleeping and can't stop swimming.

- It is illegal to swim in Central park, New York City.

- Turtles possess the ability to absorb oxygen directly from the water they swim in.


Now its time for some Waterworks Aquatics jokes!!

Q: What kind of stroke can you use on toast?

A: BUTTER- fly!

Q: Why did the blonde keep doing the backstroke?

A: She just had lunch and didn't want to swim on a full stomach!

Q: Why did the vegetarians stop swimming?

A: They didn't like meets!

Q: Why can male elephants swim whenever they want?

A: They always have trunks with them!

Q: What detergent do swimmers use to wash their wet suit?

A: Tide!

Q: What do you call a swim team made up of girls named Jennifer?staff