When astronomers discovered a rare type of comet doesn't produce a "tail" when close to the sun they named them "Manx Comets", after the Manx breed of tailless cats en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Manx cats either have no tail, or have a short stub instead. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
There are ten different indigenous languages still spoken today in the British Isles; English, Scots, Welsh, Gaelic, Irish, Cornish, Manx, Angloromani, Shelta and British Sign Language theguardian.com/education…
Puffinus puffinus is not the scientific name for the puffin. It's a different bird called the Manx shearwater. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The Isle of Man has a unique language called Manx, which is related to Irish and Scottish Gaelic, and that the language almost died out had it not been for activists that revived it by teaching children how to speak it. voices.nationalgeographic…
The Isle of Man has it's own language, called Manx. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The three Gibb brothers who went onto become the Bee Gees were not originally Australian, but Manx bbc.com/news/world-europe…
The Manx cat is bred for its tail length, where a cat with some tail is a "stumpy" while no tail is a "rumpy" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Scottish Gaelic and Manx Gaelic (Isle of Man) both developed out of Irish. And speakers of Scottish Gaelic and Irish can rapidly develop mutual intelligibility with one another. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sco…
Manx, an island state between Ireland and UK, participated in WW2 and fought in the African theater and even landed on Normandy, along with other campaigns. Although, they fought under the English flag, they ran out of funding supported by the English government in 1955 and were later disbanded en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
There is a breed of cat that has not tail due to a mutation. These cats are named Manx Cats, they came from the Isle of Man. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
The Latin name for the Manx shearwater is Puffinus Puffinus. It is not related in any way to puffins. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
A person from Isle of Man is called a Manx en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isl…
The animal with the scientific name 'Puffinus puffinus' is the Manx shearwater, a smaller Atlantic seabird, and not the puffin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Red Deer on the Scottish isle of RΓΊm, although usually herbivorous, prey upon Manx Shearwater chicks to obtain extra calcium. asknature.org/strategy/8a…
Someone from the Isle of Man is known as a Manxman, Manxwoman or just Manx (I also learned that these sorts of names are known as Demonyms) geography-site.co.uk/page…
239 racers have died on the course used for the Manx TT. With 9 racers dying in 2005 alone. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lis…
The Isle of Man is not, and never has been, part of the United Kingdom, nor is it part of the European Union. It is not represented at Westminster or in Brussels. The Island is a self-governing British Crown Dependency - as are Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel Islands gov.im/about-the-governme…
The father of the sixth President of Israel moved to Ireland, learned fluent Irish Gaelic, became Ireland’s first chief rabbi, supported the First DΓ‘il and the Irish Republicans during the Irish War of Independence, and became close friends with Γ‰amon de Valera. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yit…
There is a Welsh settlement in Argentina, that began as a colony in the 19th century. Today, between 1500 and 5000 Argentines speak Welsh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_W…
A cat's tail contains nearly 10% of all the bones in its body catster.com/lifestyle/cat…
The Welsh language version of Scrabble has no X or Z tiles, and 7 Y tiles, valued at 1 point each. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/S…
There is a weirdass sheep on the Isle of Man with 4 horns

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