Tongue is a muscular organ with no bones! So bend it as you wish. Here a few fun facts about this amazing part of our body.
The longest tongue has been measured and found to be 3.86 inches long and the widest one is 3.1 inches wide. Women have shorter tongues than men. The strongest tongue record is held by Thomas Blackstone who has lifted 24 lbs weight tied to its tip.
Among animals the blue whale's tongue is a long as an elephant making it the longest and weighs about 5400 lbs. Tongue cleaning with a scrapper is known to prevent a number of diseases including heart conditions. Human tongue print is unique to each person.
The most difficult tongue twister in English language is: The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick. It takes more molecules to sense taste than it does to sense smell. Taste of only dissolvable substances can be determined.