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    "Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and
    "lollipop" with your right.
    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".
    Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop
    growing. (Not quite accurate - eyes do grow but not as much!)
    The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every
    letter of the alphabet.
    The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to
    right or right to left (palindromes).
    There are only four words in the English language which end in "dous":
    tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
    There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order:
    "abstemious" and "facetious."
    ?Typewriter? is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of
    the keyboard.
    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
    A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
    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.
    Almonds are a member of the peach family.
    An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    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.
    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 person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

    The cruise liner, QE2, 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.
    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.
    "There's one way to find out if a man is honest-ask him. If he says 'yes,' you know he is a crook." Groucho Marx

  • #2
    In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
    Tell my wife that - she thinks that she has me domesticated now.

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    • #3
      Originally posted by muppet View Post
      "The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to
      right or right to left (palindromes).
      And there's madam

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      • #4
        And Hannah

        and EVIAN is naive spelt backwards. Marketing or cynicism??
        Patience is a virtue.

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