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SOME OF THE FACTS YOU MIGHT KNOW AND SOME YOU MIGHT KNOW NOW

1/28/10 in Locker Room   |   billiePAL1998   |   2796 respect

 
 
Stewardesses'    is the longest word 
typed with only the left hand.

And 'lollipop'  []  is the longest word typed 
with your right hand

 

(Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't you?) 

No word in the English language rhymes with 
month orange silver, or purple. 
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' Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt'.   
(Are you doubting this?)

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our eyes  []  are always the same size from birth, 
but our nose[]  and ears 
[]
never stop growing.
 

The sentence: 'The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
uses every letter of the alphabet.  
(Now, you KNOW you're going to try this out for accuracy, right?)

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The words 'racecar,'  []  'kayak'  []  and 'level'  []are the same whether they are read left to right 
or right to left (palindromes).
   
(Yep, I knew you were going to 'do' this one.)


There are only four words in the English language which end in 'dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

(You're not possibly doubting this, are you ?) 

There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: 'abstemious' and 'facetious.' 
(Yes, admit it, you are going to say, a e i o u)
TYPEWRITER
    []  is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.    
(All you typists are going to test this out)


A cat has 32 muscles in each ear
. 
    []

  

A goldfish  []  has a memory span of three seconds .

(Some days that's about what my memory span is. 

A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.

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A shark  Error! Filename not specified.7" SRC="aoladp://MA24100468-0017/image017.gif">  is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

A snail  []  can sleep for three years.   
(I know some people that could do this too.!)


Almonds
 are a member of the peach  []  family.

An ostrich's eye[] is bigger than its brain.

(I know some people like that also .  Actually I know A LOT of people like this!)

Babies[] are born without kneecaps. 

They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age. 



February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
  
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In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

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If the population of China walked past you, 8 abreast, 
the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

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Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

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Peanuts  []  are one of the ingredients of dynamite!
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Rubber bands[] last longer when refrigerated.

The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. 
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The cruise liner, QE 2,
 []
moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The microwave  []  was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.   
(Good thing he did that.)

The winter of 1932 was so cold that  Niagara Falls   []  
froze completely solid .


There are more chickens []than people in the world..

Winston Churchill
 []
was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Women blink[] nearly twice as much as men.
Now you know more than you did before!!


 



 

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