Learn something new...

Posted: 2/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
Stewardessesis 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, didnt you?)

No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

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

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 youre going to try this out for accuracy, right?)

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.
(Youre 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 thats about what my memory span is.)

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

A shark 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 ostrichs eye is bigger than its brain.
(I know some people like that also.)

Babies are born without kneecaps. They dont 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

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.

Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite!

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

The average persons left hand does 56% of the typing.

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.

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