Swift Mortgages & Finance Friday Fact Library

Every Friday on the Swift Mortgages & Finance Facebook page we publish a “Friday Fact”.

Here is a library of our Friday Facts!

If you have an interesting or fascinating fact which hasn’t already been mentioned, we’d love to hear from you.

If your fact is published we’ll put you into a quarterly draw for a prize. A condition of winning the prize draw is that you must have liked our Facebook page.



9th September, 2022: RIP Queen Elizabeth II

2nd September, 2022: VJ Day

26th August, 2022: The origin of Bank Holidays

19th August, 2022: Mercedes Benz Logo

12th August, 2022: The hottest temperature ever recorded

5th August, 2022: Facts about Dogs

29th July, 2022: Origin of Ladies Football

22nd July, 2022: Bedford River Festival Facts

15th July, 2022: Golf Facts

8th July, 2022: Puffin Facts

1st July, 2022: What do you call a group of Pandas?

24th June, 2022: The Most Popular UK Pub Name

17th June, 2022: Badger Facts

10th June, 2022: Chef’s Hat Facts

3rd June, 2022: Some Right Royal Facts

27th May, 2022: Humans are the only animals with chins!

20th May, 2022: Does the Royal Family play Monopoly?

13th May, 2022: Only 5% of the world’s ocean has been explored

6th May, 2022: The world’s heaviest water melon

29th April, 2022: The heaviest onion ever grown

22nd April, 2022: Koalas have fingerprints

15th April, 2022: Bees will sting bees!

8th April, 2022: Flying can affect your tastebuds

1st April, 2022: Moonquakes

25th March, 2022: Bats

18th March, 2022: Guinea pigs in Switzerland

11th March 2022: Teeth are the only human body part which can’t heal themselves!

4th March 2022: Australia sits wider than the Moon!

25th February 2022: What happens to the Eiffel Tower when it gets hot?

18th February 2022: How long is a giraffe’s tongue?

11th February 2022: Numbers Fun!

4th February 2022: NASA uses 3D Emails to send Tools to Astronauts!

28th January 2022: Lemons float but limes sink

21st January 2022: Disney Characters

14th January 2022: National Dress Up Your Pet Day

7th January 2022: Sloths

31st December 2021: New Years Eve

24th December 2021: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

17th December 2021: The largest gingerbread house!

10th December 2021: NORAD Santa tracker

3rd December 2021: Jingle Bells

26th November 2021: Black Friday

19th November 2021: Dogs Sense of Smell

12th November 2021: Canadian Forestry Corps

5th November 2021: Remember, remember the 5th of November!

29th October 2021: Trick or Treat

22nd October 2021: Fastest pumpkin carving

15th October 2021: Turtles don’t have teeth!

8th October 2021: Rhino’s Horn

1st October 2021: Pandas

24th September 2021: Male Polar Bears

17th September 2021: Polar Bears

10th September 2021: UK flag

3rd September 2021: Baby Platypus

27th August 2021: Polar Bears

20th August 2021: Elephant’s Tusks

13th August 2021: Panda’s black and white markings

6th August 2021: The word Jaguar

30th July 2021: A Judge’s Pen

23rd July 2021: Baby Platypus

16th July 2021: “On Tenterhooks”

9th July 2021: Worlds heaviest padlock

2nd July 2021: Vacuums

25th June 2021: How do dolphins sleep?

18th June 2021: Coffee Festival

11th June 2021: Bonobo

4th June 2021: National Cheese Day!

28th May 2021: National Road Trip Day

21st May 2021: Saint Lucia

14th May 2021: Sea Otters Under Arm Pockets

7th May: Average time it takes for a male to get bored of a shopping trip!

30th April 2021: Sahara Desert

23rd April 2021: How many calories do Blue Whales eat?

16th April 2021: How many eggs does an Octopi lay?

9th April 2021: Armadillo Shells

2nd April 2021: Good Friday Bonus Facts

2nd April 2021: Youngest Country!

26th March 2021: The most expensive coin in the world!

19th March 2021: France is the most popular country!

12th March 2021: What places can you not buy Coca-Cola?

5th March 2021: Sea Otters

26th February 2021: Honeybees can recognise human faces

19th February 2021: Recycling one glass!

12th February 2021: Valentine’s day tradition

5th February 2021: Captain Sir Tom Moore

29th January 2021: Burns night

22nd January 2021: How much of the ocean has been explored?

15th January 2021: Smallest bone in your body

8th January 2021: All Scandinavian countries have a cross on their flags

1st January 2021: Times Square New years party

25th December 2020: Santa’s Reindeer

18th December 2020: Why red, gold and green?

11th December 2020: Christmas stockings!

4th December 2020: Spotify

27th November: Billy goats

20th November 2020: Bananas grow towards the sun!

13th November 2020: Kangaroos tail

6th November 2020: Chocolate Milk

30th October 2020: Pumpkin facts

23rd October 2020: Fear of fun and happiness

16th October 2020: Drive south from Detroit!

9th October 2020: World Octopus day!

2nd October 2020: Snakes can help predict earthquakes!

25th September 2020: Fear of being tickled by feathers!

18th September 2020: Law of Guinea Pigs!

11th September 2020: Stressful week?

4th September 2020: Facebook’s population if it was a country!

28th August 2020: Baby sea otters can’t swim!

21st August 2020: Crowns Jewels

14th August 2020: How much does a $1 bill cost to make?

7th August: Fear of the number 13!

31st July 2020: How many grapes go into one bottle of wine?

24th July 2020: Lincoln Logs

17th July 2020: State bird

10th July 2020: Study Wine

3rd July 2020: Speed of a computers mouse

26th June 2020: First soft drink in space

19th June 2020: Lyrebird can mimic almost any sound it hears

12th June 2020: English Language

5th June 2020: Baby Puffin

29th May 2020: Put your pillow in a Fridge day

22nd May 2020: Odds of getting a Royal flush

15th May 2020: Blue whales heartbeat

8th May 2020: Neil Armstrong’s first words

1st May 2020: M&M name

24th April, 2020: Oldest Living Organism

17th April 2020: National animal of Scotland  

10th April 2020: Chefs hat 

3rd April 2020: Apple Pie 

27th March 2020: Wedding Veil

20th March 2020: Cat allergies

16th November, 2018: Scottish Words for Snow

9th November, 2018: Mosquitoes

2nd November, 2018: Air Pollution

26th October, 2018: Champagne

19th October, 2018: Land Registry

12th October, 2018: Penguins

5th October, 2018: Zerg Rush

28th September, 2018: Ryder Cup

21st September, 2018: Kissing!

14th September 2018: Go Air Indian Airline

7th September 2018: St Lucia

31st August 2018: British jobs that no longer exist

24th August 2018: Kangaroos

17th August 2018: Bananas

10th August 2018: Chocolate Milk

3rd August 2018: Dogs

27th July 2018: Different types of Tears

20th July 2018: Wine! 🙂

13th July 2018: Friday 13th

6th July 2018: World Cup Facts

16th February 2018: Valentines Day

12th January 2018: Roman God Janus

29th September 2017: Slugs





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