1. Let’s kick off with the word itself. Woman. Ever wonder where the word came from? Many people say it comes from the Middle English word ‘wifman’, meaning ‘wife of the man’.

2. Three nippled ladies! About 2% of women have supernumerary or a third nipple.

3. Hungry? An average woman eats about 2 to 3 kilos of lipstick in her lifetime.

4. Turns out all we need is a hug. A woman will more easily trust somebody who hugs her for at least 15 seconds!

5. Women may not actually have a higher pain threshold than men. Studies on the matter are inconclusive.

6. Sunscreen makes you pretty! Duh. 80% of women’s wrinkles are caused by excessive sun exposure.

7. On average, women hiccup less than men. Yay! Hiccups are the worst!

8. Men sweat twice as much as women. This one is easy to believe.

9. Women live longer than men, partially because their immune systems age slower. I guess we should send this advice on boosting your immune system to the guys then?

10. Women have significantly more nightmares than men and their dreams are usually more emotional.

11. Speaking of emotions! Women cry between 30 and 64 times a year while men only cry between 6 and 17 times (amateurs!)

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