Wednesday, July 23, 2008


'Stewardesses' image00115.gif is the longest word typed with only the left hand .

And 'lollipop' image0023.gif 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. image0031.jpgimage0044.jpg

'Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'MT. ? (Are you doubting this?)


Our eyes image0061.gif are always the same size from birth, but our noseimage0071.gif and ears image0081.jpgnever stop growin

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?)


The words 'racecar,' image0101.gif 'kayak' image0111.jpg and 'level' image012.jpgare 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 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 image013.gif 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. image014.gif

A goldfish image015.gif 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. image016.gif

A shark image017.gif is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

A snail image018.gif can sleep for three years.
(I know some people that could do this too.!)

Almonds are a member of the peach image019.jpg family.

An ostrich's eyeimage020.jpg is bigger than its
Brain. (I know some people like that also)

Babiesimage021.gif 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. image022.jpg

In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.


If the population of China walked past you,
8 abreast, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction. image024.jpg

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

Peanuts image026.gif are one of the ingredients of dynamite! image027.gif

Rubber bandsimage028.jpg last longer when refrigerated.

The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. image029.gif

The cruise liner, QE 2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

The microwave image031.jpg 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 image032.jpg
Froze completely solid.

There are more chickens image033.gifthan people in the world.

Winston Churchill image034.jpgwas born in a ladies' room during a dance.

Women blinkimage035.gif nearly twice as much as men.

Now you know more than you did before!!