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Thursday, February 7, 2013

I Didn't Know That


      More Useless Information
Stewardesses" 
is the longest word typed with only the left hand 
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And "lollipop"

is the longest word typed with your right hand.
 

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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".
 

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Our eyes
 are always the same size from birth, 
but our nose
 and ears never stop growing. 
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The sentence:
"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog"
uses every letter of the alphabet.
 


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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).
 
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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."
 

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TYPEWRITER
is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard. 

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A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
 

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A goldfish
has a memory span of three seconds. 

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

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A shark
is the only fish that can blink with both eyes. 
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A snail
can sleep for three years. 

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Almonds are a member of the peach
family. 
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An ostrich's eye
is bigger than its brain. 
(I know some people like that also)
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Babies
are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age. 
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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. 
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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.
 
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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.)
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The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
 

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There are more chickens
than people in the world. 
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Winston Churchill
 

was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
 
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Women blink
nearly twice as much as men. 
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Bonus!! All the ants in Africa weigh more than ALL the Elephants!!
 
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Now you know (a little) more than you did before!!
 
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The Rain-Thomas Kinkade
 

This is a Thomas Kinkade painting
. It's rumored to carry a miracle! They say if you pass this on, you will receive a miracle. I am passing this on because I thought it was really pretty, and besides, who couldn't use a miracle?!

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